Don’t Miss the 60th Anniversary
St. Louis Baseball Writers’ Dinner!
You’re invited to join us on Sunday, January 14th at the historic Union Station Hotel for the premier baseball event of the offseason; the 60th annual St. Louis Baseball Writers’ Dinner.
Present our highest honor – the Red Schoendienst Medal – to Bob Gibson for his Hall of Fame career and Invaluable Service to Baseball
Present the inaugural Branch Rickey Award for Innovation in the Game of Baseball!
Present the Lou Brock Award to Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins for leading the National League in stolen bases
Present the Silver Slugger Award as the top hitting pitcher in the National League to Adam Wainwright
Present the Silver Slugger Award and the Rawlings Gold Glove to new Cardinals OF Marcell Ozuna
To commemorate the 60th-Anniversary of the St. Louis Baseball Writers’ Dinner by naming and honoring the Cardinals of the Decade from the 1950’s to the 2010’s.
1950’s – Red Schoendienst
1960’s – Bob Gibson, Tim McCarver, Mike Shannon
1970’s – Ted Simmons, Keith Hernandez, Lou Brock
1980’s – Willie McGee, Bruce Sutter, Whitey Herzog (Ozzie Smith)
1990’s – Mark McGwire, Tony LaRussa, Ray Lankford
2000’s – Jim Edmonds, David Eckstein, Scott Rolen, Jason Isringhausen, Rick Ankiel (Albert Pujols)
2010’s – Chris Carpenter, Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina
Other Honoree’s and Presentations
J.G. Taylor Spink St. Louis Baseball Man of the Year: Tommy Pham
Stockton / Broeg Award for Outstanding Achievement in Baseball: Carlos Martinez, Jose Martinez, & Stubby Clapp, AAA Memphis (Baseball America Minor League Manager of the Year)
Hyland / Hummel Award for Special Achievement in Sport: MLB Umpire “Cowboy” Joe West
Herman / Ostermeier Award for Cardinals Rookie of the Year: Paul DeJong
The Daryl Kile Award: Zach Duke
The Good Guy Award: Joe Abernathy, St. Louis Cardinals Vice President, Facility Planning and Engineering
Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year: Harrison Bader
Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Year: Jack Flaherty
The 60th annual Baseball Writers’ Dinner
Sunday, January 14, 2018The Union Station Hotel
(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: 6:15pm
*Please call St. Louis BBWAA (314.662.1701) for special dietary requests
Individual Reserved Tickets: $250, $200, $150
Table of 10: $2,500, $2,000, $1,500
Each guest will receive a Commemorative 60th-Anniversary Ticket representing the Cardinals of the Decade!
Guests in the green seats will receive a limited collectors edition sheet of all seven 60th-Anniversary Commemorative Tickets!
Discounted Winter Warm-Up tickets available for $25 each
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 2018 Dinner will be our 60th annual gala and is organized as a benefit to raise money for journalism and communications scholarships at regional universities and a summer internship at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Coming from out of town?
Stay at the historic Union Station Hotel and save by using the group name listed below.
- Booking Link: http://group.
- Hotel: St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
- Group Name: STL Baseball Writers’ Dinner