If you love baseball, you don’t want to miss the St. Louis Baseball Writers (BBWAA) Dinner this Sunday night. Besides many of the popular current Cardinal players, Bob Costas will be on hand to receive an award, as well as Lou Brock and Keith Hernandez. In a special presentation of the Roberto Clemente to Yadier Molina, Clemente’s widow Vera Clemente will be at the dinner to present the Cardinals catcher with his award. She will also be awarded along with Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie Robinson.
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In years gone by, most major league towns had a “Baseball Writer’s Dinner” but today there are less than a handful left– and St. Louis is lucky to have one. Each years, the Baseball Writers and others work hard to produce an amazing evening for the fans of St, Louis. The beat writers, including Rob Rains ; as well as other presenters hand out awards to players, managers, and baseball personnel. They have scholarships, and special awards outside of baseball.
You won’t want to miss this magical night.
Red Schoendienst Medal for Invaluable Service to Baseball: Bob Costas
J.G. Taylor Spink Award as the St. Louis Baseball Co-Men of the Year: Miles Mikolas & Matt Carpenter
Branch Rickey Award for Innovation in the Game of Baseball: Sharon Robinson and Vera Clemente
Lou Brock Award for Leading the National League in Stolen Bases: Trea Turner, Washington Nationals
Stockton / Broeg Award for Outstanding Achievement in Baseball: Stubby Clapp
Hyland / Hummel Award for Special Achievement in Sport: Ozzie Smith & Members of the PGA Championship Organizing Committee
Herman / Ostermeier Award for Cardinals Rookies of the Year:
- Mike Shildt
- Jack Flaherty
- Yairo Munoz
- Harrison Bader
- Jordan Hicks
Brian P. & Bob Burnes Award for “Nostalgia” to past Cardinals N.L. Rookie of the Year
- Bill Virdon (’55)
Brian P. & Bob Burnes Award for “Nostalgia” to:
- Lou Brock in recognition of the 45th anniversary of breaking the N. L. record for stolen bases in a season
- Keith Hernandez in recognition of the 40th anniversary of being named N.L. Co-MVP
Wray / Holtzman Award for “Achievement in Sport Other Than Professional Baseball”
- Nicole Hensley (G), Gold Medalist – 2018 Women’s USA Olympic Ice Hockey Team
- Josh Pauls (D), Gold Medalist – 2018 Men’s USA Paralympic Sled Hockey Team
- Steve Cash (G), Gold Medalist – 2018 Men’s USA Paralympic Sled Hockey Team
The Daryl Kile Award: Miles Mikolas
The Good Guy Award: Kyle McClellan
Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year: Tyler O’Neill
Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Year: Dakota Hudson
Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year: Stubby Clapp
Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year: Dakota Hudson
The 61st annual St. Louis Baseball Writers’ Dinner
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Curio Hotel at Union Station
(Please enter Union Station from 20th St. into the Midway)
Parking: Valet on 20th St. – $12 / Surface – $7
Doors Open: 5:00pm
General Reception: Union Station Historic Midway 5:00pm – 6:15pm
Ballroom Doors Open: 6:10pm
*Please call St. Louis BBWAA (314.662.1702) for special dietary requests
Individual Reserved Tickets: $250, $150
Table of 10: $2,500, $1,500
Discounted Winter Warm-Up tickets available to Dinner ticket holders for $25 each (No longer available)
Tickets available online at MetroTix.com or by calling MetroTix.
All Seating is reserved.
Please call MetroTix to select specific tables or seating arrangements.
**Please call MetroTix for Special Needs seating requirements
MetroTix – 314.534.1111
Tickets can also be purchased by mailing a check to:
St. Louis Chapter BBWAA Charitable Foundation
PO Box 605
St. Louis, MO 63188-0605
The 2019 Dinner will be our 61st annual gala and is organized as a benefit to raise money for journalism and communications scholarships at regional universities and the
Rick Hummel Internship at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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