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Catalog Number 2009.030.117
Description Plaque commemorating Joe Marvin being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Marvin and a brief biography: "Joe Marvin coached varsity football at Sequoia High School in Redwood City from 1958 to 1963. Three of his teams - in 1959, 1960 and 1961 - were unbeaten. / Marvin's Cherokees won 33 football games in a row. In all, Sequoia won 51 of 58 games during the Marvin Era. The 1960 and 1961 teams were rated No. 1 in Northern California. Marvin was NorCal Coach of the Year in 1961. / Marvin's teams produced such future collegiate stars as Gary Beban, Rich Koeper, Mike Otis and Bob Svihus. / Later, Marvin coached football at Washington State and at Cal. He moved to Cabrillo College in Aptos and produced a 75-22-5 record, with four Coast Conference grid championships from 1974 to 1983."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Joe Marvin Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 19, 1992
Species Plaque
Inscription Text A piece of making tape with "B" and "4" handwritten.
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Athletics Coach
Marvin, Joe
Subjects Sports
Coaching (Athletics)
People Marvin, Joe