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Catalog Number 2009.030.100
Description Plaque commemorating Ed Kertel being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Steers and a brief biography: "Ed Kertel is a throwback to another time, another era. At Hillsdale High in San Mateo in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he thrived on competition purely for the sake of it. / He bacame a first-team, all-Peninsula Athletic League performer in football, basketball and baseball in his senior year, 1970-71. / According to Hillsdale officials, no one, before or since, has accomplished that feat in a single school year. Kertel later attended the College of San Mateo and San Diego State where he became a football star. / He achieved JC all-American status while at CSM. He played briefly for the San Diego Chargers of the NFL as well."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Ed Kertel Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 23, 1996
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially handcrafted, hand rubbed wood placques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc" (black, green, and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Hillsdale High School
College of San Mateo
San Diego State University
Kertel, Ed
Subjects Sports
Football players
People Kertel, Ed