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Catalog Number 2012.009.009
Description Charles Lowery Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Plaque. Plaque commemorating Charles Lowery of Ravenswood High School being inducted into Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame, sponsored by The San Mateo County/ Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, on June 13, 2012. Plaque includes image of Lowery and a brief biography: "Quick, fluid and physical, he was one of the greatest basketball players ever to come out of San Mateo County high schools. A 6-3 guard, he was a mainstay in the much heralded Ravenswood program in the mid-1960s. Later, at the University of Puget Sound in the state of Washington, he was a four-year starter, averaging 14 points per game. He still holds the school's all-time free-throw record with 474 made on 85.6 percent shooting. He was chosen by Seattle in the 1971 NBA draft and wound up playing for Milwaukee. He is one of only five San Mateo County athletes to ever play in the NBA, the sport's highest level." Plaque is wood with an acrylic label attached to front with four screws, one in each corner. Wood has a hole in center top, as well as two grooves on back (one on the left and one on top below the hole), for mounting.
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Charles Lowery Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 13, 2012
Inscription Text "spotlight impressions / your source for name badges, signs and awards / 147 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401 / (650) 348-5520 phone (650) 348-2974 fax / /" (silver sticker on back of plaque)
Provenance Sponsored by: The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
In cooperation with: San Mateo County Event Center
Media Sponsor: The San Francisco Examiner
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-0.75 inches
Search Terms Downtown
San Mateo County
Ravenswood High School
Lowery, Charles
National Basketball League
Subjects Sports
People Lowery, Charles