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Catalog Number 2009.030.147
Description Plaque commemorating Dean Prince of South San Francisco High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Prince and a brief biography: "Dean Prince was a city kid who made a big splash in the suburbs in the early 1950's. Prince, a native San Franciscan, moved to South San Francisco. Reared by his mother, he entered South San Francisco High as a freshman and had an immediate impact on the school's athletic program. / Prince, a multi-sport star, excelled in football, basketball and baseball. He participated in Bay Area all-star games in both football and baseball in his senior year at South San Francisco. / He got serious about golf years later. In 1978, he won the USGA National Public Links tourney in Maine. In recent years, he has been seeking a regular spot on the Senior PGA Tour from his home in Hawaii."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Dean Prince Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 18, 1993
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "B - 4" (handwritten in pencil on masking tape attached to back)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Baseball
Prince, Dean
South San Francisco
South San Francisco High
Subjects Sports
People Prince, Dean