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Congratulations Pedro Martinez! PDF Print E-mail

Capturing 91.1% of the vote from Baseball Writers Association of America members, former Boston Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez has been elected to Cooperstown in his first year of eligibility.

In all, four players comprise the Class of 2015: Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio.

You can congratulate Pedro Martinez in person when he accepts the Judge Emil Fuchs Memorial Award for long and meritorious service to baseball in person at the 76th Boston Baseball Writers Awards Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 22 at Agganis Arena in Boston. 

Tickets are now on sale for the 76th Annual Boston Baseball Writers Dinner, the high point of the hot stove season for baseball fans in Boston. All tickets include admission into Gala Reception and Award Presentation, with a special Autograph Alley for children under 18. New VIP Floor seats are also available with the purchase of 10 tickets. To purchase your tickets or sponsorship package today, please call 617-624-1231. 

 
Holt, Betts garner awards PDF Print E-mail
The Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America has selected Brock Holt as winner of the Harry Agganis Red Sox Rookie of the Year Award and Mookie Betts as the winner of the Greg Montalbano Minor League Player of the Year Award. 
 
Holt and Betts, in addition to Judge Emil Fuchs Memorial Award winner and newly elected Baseball Hall of Fame member Pedro Martinez, will receive their awards in person at the 76th annual Boston Baseball Writers awards dinner on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at Agganis Arena in Boston.
 
Other award winners include David Ortiz as the Red Sox MVP, Dustin Pedroia as the Jackie Jensen award winner, Jon Lester as the Red Sox Pitcher of the Year, and Koji Uehara as the Red Sox Fireman of Year.
 
Tickets to the dinner, once again being hosted by the Sports Museum, are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Renee Fraker at the Sports Museum at 617-624-1231. 
 
Martinez receives Fuchs Award PDF Print E-mail
Pedro Martinez has been named the recipient of the 2015 Judge Emil Fuchs Memorial Award for long and meritorious service to baseball by the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Martinez will accept his award in person at this year's Boston Baseball Writers Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at Agganis Arena in Boston.
 
One of the most dominant pitchers of his era, Martinez posted a 219-100 lifetime record with a 2.93 ERA over his 17-year career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies. He won three Cy Young Awards, in 1997 with Montreal and in 1999 and 2000 with the Red Sox. 
 
The Fuchs Award, named after the longtime owner of the Boston Braves, has been presented annually since 1958. Past recipients include Ernie Banks, Bob Gibson, Warren Spahn, Marvin Miller, Bud Selig, Jim Rice, Carl Yastrzemski, Dennis Eckersley, Terry Francona and Tom Glavine.

 

Tickets are now on sale for the 76th Annual Boston Baseball Writers Dinner, the high point of the hot stove season for baseball fans in Boston. All tickets include admission into Gala Reception and Award Presentation, with a special Autograph Alley for children under 18. New VIP Floor seats are also available with the purchase of 10 tickets. To purchase your tickets or sponsorship package today, please call 617-624-1231. 
 
 
Pedroia garners second Jensen Award PDF Print E-mail
Dustin Pedroia has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Jackie Jensen Award by the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. It marks the second time that the Red Sox second baseman has received the Jensen Award, which honors the former Boston outfielder was noted for his extraordinary spirit and determination.
 
Jensen starred for the Red Sox from 1954-59 and 1961. Pedroia first won the award in 2011
 
The award will be presented at the 76th annual Boston Baseball Writers Dinner, hosted by the Sports Museum, on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at Agganis Arena on the campus of Boston University in Boston.
 
Tickets are now available for the dinner for $200 each. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Renee Fraker at the Sports Museum at 617-624-1231. 
 
Ortiz wins Yawkey MVP Award PDF Print E-mail
For the fifth time, David Ortiz has been selected as the Red Sox Most Valuable Player by the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Ortiz reaffirmed his status as one of MLB's most productive sluggers, with 35 homers and 104 RBIs. He also received the Red Sox MVP Award in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2013.

The Boston BBWAA also announced Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette as the 2014 MLB Executive of the Year and Orioles manager Buck Showalter as the 2014 MLB Manager of the Year for building and leading the Orioles to their first AL crown since 1997.

Tickets for the Boston Baseball Writers Awards Dinner, set for Jan. 22 at the Agganis Arena, are available for $200 each by contacting Renee Fraker at the Sports Museum, 617-624-1231. 
 
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