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Image of 2017.010.009 - Jerry Wilkinson Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2017. Rectangular brushed metal plaque attached to laminate wood grain board with copper colored brads.  Hole drilled in top center of wood portion. Peninsula Sports logo in upper left corner of metal portion - green trophy cup surrounded by blue stars - "2017 Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame." 
 
Photo of Jerry Wilkinson in upper right corner of metal inset. Outdoors background, white male, gray hair, receding hairline, wearing light blue button down shirt (open at collar), navy sports jacket and brown pants.
 
Text under logo and photo reads "Jerry Wilkinson  /  San Mateo High School  /  Inducted April 13, 2017  /  As a teen entering San Mateo High in the early 1970s, there were indications that  /  basketball might be Jerry Wilkinson's preferred sport. But it was on the Bearcats  /  football field where he really made his mark. At 6'7" and blessed with athletic ability  /  even as a youngster, he became one of the finest linemen in the school's long history.  /  When he matriculated to Oregon State University, he continued to grow. By his senior  /  season with the Beavers, he was 6'9" and 250 pounds and a fearsome defensive end. In  /  1978, he was named All-Coast; he was chosen to play in the East-West Shrine Game that  /  year. He later played for several years in the NFL. With the Los Angeles Rams, he  /  played in Super Bowl XIV."(Name and school bold text, all caps, induction date bold cursive, biography case sensitive)
 
 
Sponsorship information below biography.  Text included in inscription field.

2017.010.009 - Jerry Wilkinson Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2017. Rectangular brushed metal plaque attached to laminate wood grain board with copper colored brads. Hole drilled in top center of wood portion. Peninsula Sports logo in upper left corner of metal portion - green trophy cup surrounded by blue stars - "2017 Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame." Photo of Jerry Wilkinson in upper right corner of metal inset. Outdoors background, white male, gray hair, receding hairline, wearing light blue button down shirt (open at collar), navy sports jacket and brown pants. Text under logo and photo reads "Jerry Wilkinson / San Mateo High School / Inducted April 13, 2017 / As a teen entering San Mateo High in the early 1970s, there were indications that / basketball might be Jerry Wilkinson's preferred sport. But it was on the Bearcats / football field where he really made his mark. At 6'7" and blessed with athletic ability / even as a youngster, he became one of the finest linemen in the school's long history. / When he matriculated to Oregon State University, he continued to grow. By his senior / season with the Beavers, he was 6'9" and 250 pounds and a fearsome defensive end. In / 1978, he was named All-Coast; he was chosen to play in the East-West Shrine Game that / year. He later played for several years in the NFL. With the Los Angeles Rams, he / played in Super Bowl XIV."(Name and school bold text, all caps, induction date bold cursive, biography case sensitive) Sponsorship information below biography. Text included in inscription field.

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