Enjoy an evening with some of baseball’s best players at the New York Baseball Writers’ Association of America dinner, Jan. 19, 2013, at the New York Hilton, 1335 Ave. of the Americas, at 7 p.m.
The winners* will receive their trophies for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year. The New York chapter will also hand out its awards:
- R.A. Dickey – Toast of the Town, NL Cy Young
- Miguel Cabrera – Player of the Year, AL MVP
- Buster Posey – NL MVP
- Chipper Jones – Long and Meritorious Service Award
- CC Sabathia – Joan Payson Humanitarian Award
- Pablo Sandoval – Postseason MVP
- David Price – AL Cy Young
- Mike Trout – AL Rookie of the Year
- Bryce Harper – NL Rookie of the Year
- Bob Melvin – AL Manager of the Year
- Davey Johnson – NL Manager of the Year
- Nick Swisher – Good Guy Award
- Jim Abbott – Casey Stengel “You Could Look It Up” Award
- 1973 NL Champion Mets – Willie, Mickey & The Duke Award
- Jim Duquette, daughter Lindsey Duquette – You Gotta Have Heart Award
- Michael Weiner – You Gotta Have Heart Award
Plus a few special guest presenters
In the face of rising costs across the board, we have managed to hold the price of our tickets to $225 each. Tables are also available, with a limit of 12 per table ($2,700), although 10 is preferable ($2,250).
If paying by check, please send to: BBWAA, New York Chapter, P.O. Box 307, Leonia, N.J. 07605. We also accept payment via PayPal. Simply go to paypal.com and make your payment to the e-mail address BBWAANewYork@gmail.com. Please add $5 per ticket to cover PayPal fees.
We respectfully request that attendees observe the following:
Dress is black tie optional. Business attire is acceptable, and we reserve the right to deny admittance to those not properly attired; ie, jeans, sneakers, T-shirts, etc.
There is no smoking in the ballroom.
Guests will not sign autographs from the dais.
Thanks very much and we hope to see you on January 19!
* Attendance of award winners is subject to their availability.