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Catalog Number 2009.030.162
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Dick Sharon of Sequoia High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2004. Plaque includes image of Sharon and a brief biography: "One of the finest all-around athletes in the long and storied history of Sequoia High School, Dick Sharon was a baseball star from the first moment he stepped onto the Redwood City campus in the mid-1960s. A four-year varsity performer on the diamond, he became the first Cherokee freshman to win a varsity baseball batting crown. He was a first-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1968. He had a three-season major league career, playing for Detroit and San Diego from 1973 to 1975."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Dick Sharon Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 22, 2004
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back top center)

"Alpine / Awards / & Imprinted Sportswear, Inc. / Foster City..." (medium rectangular green and gold sticker, back left bottom)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Redwood City
San Mateo
Sequioa High School
Baseball
Sharon, Dick
Subjects Sports
Baseball
Baseball players
People Sharon, Dick