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Catalog Number 2009.030.192
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Rod Williams of Hillsdale High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998. Plaque includes image of Williams and a brief biography: "Rod Williams was born too soon. As a long-distance shooter for the Hillsdale High basketball team in the early 1970's, he became one of the highest-scoring preps in San Mateo County in the era before the thee-point shot was created. An all-around star, he scored nearly 30 points per game in hs senior season and more than 1,200 points in his Hillsdale career. He went on to play for the University of San Francisco. At one point during his USF tenure, the Dons were unbeaten and ranked No. 1 in the U.S."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Rod Williams Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 3, 1998
Inscription Text "Handcrafted / with pride by / Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 locations... (covered with dried adhesive) ...510 42... (covered with dried adhesive) ...Concor / 510 617 20... (covered with dried adhesive) ...outside area (covered with dried adhesive) / Fax 510...(covered with dried adhesive)" (medium-sized rectangular black and gold sticker, back top center, partially covered with dried adhesive)
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
Hillsdale High School
Williams, Rod
Subjects Sports
Basketball players
People Williams, Rod