Museum Homepage

The San Mateo County Historical Association
Online Collections Database

The mission of the San Mateo County Historical Association is to inspire wonder and discovery
of the cultural and natural history of San Mateo County.

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 2009.030.053
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Don Delbon of Jefferson High Schoolwho was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2004. Plaque includes image of Delbon and a brief biography: "In the early 1950s, Don Delbon was one of the most honored prep athletes in San Mateo County. A multi-sport athlete at Jefferson High School, he achieved his greates notriety in basketball. He played both basketball and baseball at Oregon University. Later, as a basketball standout in Europe, he was the top scorer in the Germany Sports District League as a military all-star. In his junior and senior seasons at Jefferson, the Indians went 23-1 in the northern division of the Peninsula Athletic League." Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Don Delbon Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 22, 2004
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and gold sticker, back top center.)

"ALPINE / AWARDS / & IMPRINTED SPORTSWEAR, INC. / Foster City… "(gold and green sticker with locations, phone numbers and website information, back left center).
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Daly City
Jefferson High School
Basketball
Baseball
Peninsula Athletic League
Delbon, Don
Subjects Sports
Awards
Athletes
Baseball players
Basketball players
People Delbon, Don