Articles by Jeff Fletcher



2018 New York awards dinner tickets on sale now

The 2018 Awards dinner will be held on Jan. 28 at the Sheraton Times Square, in New York. Tickets are on sale now, via the New York chapter of the BBWAA. All of the winners of the 2017 national awards will be invited, as well as the New York chapter’s…


Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Altuve lead 2017 winners

Giancarlo Stanton, who won one of the closest MVP races ever, and Jose Altuve were honored with the two most prestigious awards as the BBWAA released its 2017 winners the week of Nov. 13-16 on MLB Network. While Stanton and Altuve were both first-time winners, the Cy Young winners repeated….


Baseball’s best honored in New York

(The 2018 Awards dinner will be held on Jan. 28 at the Sheraton Times Square, in New York. Ticket information will be released on BBWAA.com sometime in December 2017.) All eight winners of the BBWAA’s 2016 national honors were present to accept their awards on Jan. 21, 2017 in New…




Tickets available for 2017 awards dinner

Enjoy an evening with some of baseball’s best players at the New York Baseball Writers’ Association of America dinner, Jan. 21, 2017, at the New York Hilton, 1335 Ave. of the Americas, at 7 p.m. The 2016 winners* will receive their trophies for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year…


Cubs’ 2nd-year star Kris Bryant takes NL MVP

Kris Bryant became the fourth player to win an MVP Award the year after winning the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year and the second time in the NL. The other NL player was Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard, who was the Rookie of the Year in 2005 and…


Mike Trout snags 2nd MVP in 5 seasons

Mike Trout, who also won in 2014, became the 15th multiple winner in the AL voting. Jimmie Foxx, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle and Alex Rodriguez were three-time winners. Trout joins two-time winners Hank Greenberg, Hal Newhouser, Ted Williams, Roger Maris, Robin Yount, Cal Ripken Jr., Frank Thomas, Juan…