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Catalog Number 2013.025.009
Description 2013 Jim Zylker Sports Hall of Fame Plaque. Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Jim Zylker of South San Francisco and Aragon High Schools, Canada College and Stanford University who was inducted into the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame on June 11, 2013. Plaque includes image of Zylker and a brief biography: "Jim Zylker is synonymous with soccer on the Peninsula. At South San Francisco, he was a standout on the soccer field. At Canada College in Redwood City, he was a two-time community college All-American, leading the Colts to two state titles in 1969 and 1970, During the former campaign, he tallied 54 goals, a school record. At San Jose State University, he again was an all-American and set a single-season assist record. He was a member of the 1972 U.S. Olympic Team and he spent two seasons in the North American Soccer League. He was also a women's soccer coach at Canada when the Colts made four state playoff appearances." Plaque and induction was sponsored by The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau in cooperation with San Mateo County Event Center and Media Sponsor The San Mateo County Times. Silver-colored plaque is mounted under acrylic onto a laminated wooden board by four decorative brass-colored screws and washers. Black-and-white image of Zylker is in the upper right hand corner and Hall of Fame logo is in the upper left corner.
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Jim Zylker Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2013
Date June 11, 2013
Inscription Text "20 Peninsula Sports 13 / HALL / OF / FAME" (blue logo upper left front corner);
"spotlight impressions / your source for name badges, signs and awards / 147 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401 / (650) 348-5520 phone (650) 348-2974 fax / /" (oval sticker on back)
Provenance San Mateo County
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-0.75 inches
Search Terms Sports
South San Francisco High School
Aragon High School
Canada College
Stanford University
San Jose State University
Zylker, Jim
Subjects Sports
Soccer players
Olympic team
People Zylker, Jim