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Catalog Number 2009.030.097
Description Plaque commemorating Diane Kalliam of San Mateo High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994. Plaque includes image of Kalliam and a brief biography: "Diane Kalliam was a red-blooded, All American girl in the mid-1950s in San Mateo who gained national softball fame as both an amateur and professional. / Kalliam, now a teacher and longtime softball coach at San Francisco State University, played for 18 years in the '60s and '70s, routinely capturing All-Star team honors and winning national betting championships in 1974 and '75. / She broke a 25-year old record with a .632 mark in the U.S. tournament and was inducted into the Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Diane Kalliam Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 31, 1994
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Softball
San Mateo High School
San Francisco State University
Kalliam, Diane
Subjects Sports
Awards
Softball
Softball players
People Kalliam, Diane