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Catalog Number 2017.005.001
Description Liggett 500th Win T-shirt, 1997. White cotton and polyester T-shirt with dark blue cartoon image of Jim Liggett next to text that reads "Lig / Gett's / 500th / Win! / March 22, 1997 / I was there!" Figure is wearing a dark blue Carlmont baseball cap, glasses, white polo shirt with "Scots" on proper left side of chest, dark blue pants, and white lace-up shoes. He has a softball in his left hand and a bat in his right. Hanes heavyweight 50/50 T-shirt is size adult XL (46-48).
Object Name T-Shirt
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title "Lig Gets Win" T-shirt, 1997
Date March 22, 1997
Creator Hanes
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "Lig / Gett's / 500th / Win! / March 22, 1997 / I was there!" (decal on front); "H Hanes / HEAVYWEIGHTtm50/50 / ADULT XL (46-48)" (red & blue text on tag at collar); size and material listed in Spanish, French and English with care instructions on the back of second tag on collar
Provenance Presented to Jim Liggett by his 1997 girls softball team.
Notes Jim Liggett is California's winningest softball coach. He retired in 2016 with over 1000 wins - he also had a stroke that year.

"Jim Liggett, who coached the Carlmont softball team to more than 1,000 wins during a 40-plus year career, died Sunday.

His daughter Susan said in a Facebook post he died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gerhig’s disease. He was 76...

From the time Liggett took over the Carlmont program in 1976, the Scots have been a softball powerhouse. During a career that saw him compile a record of 1,009-216-4, a state record, he led the Scots to 28 South Peninsula and Peninsula Athletic League titles, including 10 straight SPAL crowns from 1976 to 1985. He qualified the Scots for the Central Coast Section playoffs in every 41 years of his tenure, appeared in 14 CCS championship games and won eight section titles.

Liggett was a 1959 graduate of Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, where he was all-county football, basketball and baseball player. He was inducted into the school’s athletic hall of fame in 2007. He was inducted into the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame in 1999 and the California Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame in 2006.

He earned a baseball scholarship to Cal, but only spent one season with the Golden Bears before being drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1960 at the age of 19. He spent the next seven seasons in the Orioles’ farm system, reaching as high as Triple-A with Vancouver of the Pacific Coast League and Rochester of the International League in 1965 at the age of 24. An outfielder, he appeared in 775 minor-league games and was a lifetime .293 hitter, with 32 home runs and 77 RBIs."
Dimensions H-30 W-37 D-0.125 inches
Dimension Details laid out flat
Search Terms Carlmont High School
Liggett, Jim
Subjects Clothing & dress
Coaching (Athletics)
People Liggett, Jim