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Catalog Number 2009.030.003
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Moises Alou of Canada College who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 9, 1999. Plaque includes image of Alou and a brief biography: "Moises Alou was a phenomenal baseball talent at Canada College in Redwood City in the mid-1980s. During his two-year career there, he hit well over .400, hit 17 home runs and drove in 84 runs. He was the second player selected in the entire 1986 major league draft. In 1998 with the Houston Astros, he hit 38 homers and drove in 124 runs. In 1994 with the Montreal Expos, he hit .339 and finished third in the voting for the National League's Most Valuable Player Award."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Moises Alou Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 9, 1999
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back top center)

"Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 locations / to better serve you! / Sunnyvale..." (medium rectangular black and gold sticker, back top center)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by the San Mateo County Times.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Redwood City
Canada College
Baseball-Giants
Baseball
Alou, Moises
Subjects Sports
Baseball players
People Alou, Moises