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Catalog Number 2009.030.059
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Alonzo Emery of San Mateo High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998. Plaque includes image of Emery and a brief biography: "Alonzo Emery was a brilliant football running back at San Mateo High School in the late 1960's. He led the Bearcats to Bay Area prominence. In his senior season, he was the second leading running back in Northern California, with 1,552 yards and 19 touchdowns. He was also a state-caliber track and field athlete, with a 9.7 time in the 100-yard dash. At Arizona State University, his football teams went to a bowl game every year and won each time. He later played in the World Football League."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Alonzo Emery Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 3, 1998
Inscription Text "Handcrafted with Pride by / Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 Locations to better serve you! ..." (gold sticker on back upper middle, complete with locations and phone numbers)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
San Mateo High School
Track and field athletics
Emery, Alonzo
Subjects Sports
Football players
Track and field athletics
People Emery, Alonzo