Molitor Finishes 3rd In AL Manager Of The Year VotingMinnesota Twins rookie manager Paul Molitor has taken third in voting for the American League Manager of the Year award. Results were revealed Tuesday by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Miguel Sano Wins Twins MVP, Top Rookie HonorsMiguel Sano is the big winner with the Minnesota Twins annual awards. Sano was chosen as most valuable player and most outstanding rookie. The awards, voted on by the Twin Cities chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America, were announced Tuesday by the Twins.
Former Twin Jack Morris Denied Election To Hall Of FameGreg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short. The results were announced Wednesday. Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris didn’t receive enough votes and was denied an election to the hall of fame from the Baseball Writers Association of America.
LaVelle Neal 1st Black Writer To Head BBWAALaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune has become the first black reporter to head the Baseball Writers' Association of America. The 48-year-old Neal, who has covered baseball for the paper since 1998, was elected Saturday at the BBWAA's World Series meeting to succeed Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Slusser was the first woman to head the organization, which was founded in 1908. Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle was elected vice president, putting him in line to become president next October.
Jack Morris Misses Hall Of Fame Cut AgainThe thirteenth time was not the charm for former Twins pitcher Jack Morris, as the MVP hero of the team's 1991 World Series championship once again missed the cut for the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Blyleven's Hall Of Fame Hopes Fulfilled Today?Unless the voters throw a real curve, Bert Blyleven should be a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame. Same for Roberto Alomar.