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Catalog Number 2009.030.184
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Carl "Berny" Wagner of San Mateo High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 9, 1999. Plaque includes image of Wagner and a brief biography: "Carl "Berny" Wagner is one of the finest track and field coaches ever to tutor athletes in San Mateo County and the U.S. His San Mateo High School varsity teams posted a 68-7 record in dual meets from 1956-62. At the College of San Mateo, his dual meet mark was 29-2-1 from 1963-65. Later, at Oregon State University, he produced 25 All-Americans in 20 different events. He had six 7-foot high-jumpers, including Dick Fosbury who won the Olympic gold medal in that event in 1968."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Carl "Berny" Wagner Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 9, 1999
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back top center)

"Alpine / Awards / Inc. / 6 locations to better serve you / Sunnyvale..." (Black and gold sticker, back top center)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
San Mateo High School
College of San Mateo
Track and field athletics
Coach
San Mateo
Wagner, Carl "Berny"
Subjects Sports
Track and field athletics
Coaching (Athletics)
People Wagner, Carl "Berny"