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Catalog Number 2009.030.189
Description Plaque commemorating Bill Wilkin of Capuchino High School and Hillsdale High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2006. Plaque includes image of Wilkin and a brief biography: "Bill Wilkin did not stray far from his Millbrae roots. As a standout athlete, he attended Capuchino High School in the late 1950's. After a stint at Utah State university where he was a baseball regular, he wound up teaching and coaching at Hillsdale High School. / He stayed there for 40 productive years, tutoring the varsity basketball team to 493 wins, along with eight Peninsula athletic League titles, two Central Coast Section crowns, and a Northern California championship in 1997."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Bill Wilkin Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 22, 2006
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "ALPINE / AWARDS / & IMPRINTED SPORTSWEAR, INC. / Foster City… "(gold and green sticker on upper back middle, complete with locations, phone numbers and website information).
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 County Times
San Mateo
Capuchino High School
Hillsdale High School
Central Coast Section (Athletic League division)
Peninsula Athletic League
Wilkin, Bill
Subjects Sports
Coaching (Athletics)
People Wilkin, Bill