BBWAA Career Excellence Award

Philadelphia writer Bill Conlin wins Spink Award

Bill Conlin, whose professional career has covered half a century during which he distinguished himself as a reporter, author and television commentator with an emphasis on baseball, was elected the 2011 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He will be…


Longtime New York writer Bill Madden honored

Bill Madden, who has combined excellent reporting and commentary in a New York City market known for its baseball fever, was elected the 2010 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He will be honored with the award that is presented…