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Catalog Number 2009.030.116
Description Plaque commemorating Tom Martinez of College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Martinez and a brief biography: "Tom Martinez has no peer among community college coaches in California. The former Jefferson High of Daly City teacher and coach has won more than 900 ballgames at the College of San Mateo. / He has coached three sports at the two-year institution: football, women's basketball and women's softball. / Championships are the norm for the San Francisco native. His teams have captured a staggering 31 titles during his20 years at CSM. His teams also have played for nine state championships. / Martinez was a student athlete at San Francisco State University. He has been elected to that school's Hall of Fame."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Tom Martinez Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 18, 1993
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially handcrafted hand rubbed wood plaques... / Alpine Awards, Inc. / Foster City / (415)573-9400 ..." (all 5 locations listed on gold, green and black sticker on back)

"TOP 2" (hand-written in pencil on piece of masking tape attached to upper middle back)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Jefferson High School
San Francisco State University
College of San Mateo
Martinez, Tom
Subjects Sports
Coaching (Athletics)
Basketball coaches
People Martinez, Tom