Neglected to post this a few days ago…
The New York chapter of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America has its annual awards dinner Jan. 23 at the New York Hilton.
If you’re looking for a late-January baseball fix to hold you over until pitchers and catchers, this is for you.
Among those expected to attend are Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada. Additionally, Joe Mauer, Tim Lindecum and Albert Pujols are also expected to be there. And Don Zimmer, too.
The list of the award winners:
BABE RUTH Postseason MVP -- Alex Rodriguez
SID MERCER/DICK YOUNG Player of the Year -- Joe Mauer
JOAN PAYSON -- Carlos Beltran
BEN EPSTEIN/DAN CASTELLANO Good Guy -- Jeff Francoeur
WILLIAM J. SLOCUM/JACK LANG Long and Meritorious Service -- Don Zimmer
CASEY STENGEL You Could Look It Up -- Ron Darling
WILLIE, MICKEY AND THE DUKE -- Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte
JOE DiMAGGIO Toast of the Town -- Derek Jeter
MILTON RICHMAN You Gotta Have Heart -- Aaron Boone
Cocktails are at 6 p.m. and the program is set to begin at 7.
Tickets are $225 and can be purchased by contacting Phil Pepe at 201-871-5924 or by email – firstname.lastname@example.org.