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Catalog Number 2011.026.005
Description Plaque commemorating Bill Neukom of San Mateo High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 14, 2011. Plaque includes image of Neukom and a brief biography: "For Bill Neukom, the 2010 Major League Baseball season was a wild and gratifying ride indeed. In just his second year as the Managing General Partner and Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco Giants, he watched the ballclub get into the National League playoffs on the last day of the regular season. Then the Giants roared through the post-season, capturing their first World Series championship since the team moved to San Francisco in 1958. Neukom, an attorney whose tremendous management/business skills were put to use in revitalizing the Bay Area franchise, is a former basketball player and long-distance runner."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Bill Neukom Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 14, 2011
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "spotlight impressions / your source for name badges, signs and awards..." (printed on white sticker on upper middle back)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Major League Baseball
San Mateo High School
Stanford University
San Francisco Giants
San Mateo County Times
Neukom, Bill
Subjects Sports
People Neukom, Bill