Hall of Fame Awards
Claire Smith 1st Female Spink Award Winner
Claire Smith, who has been a pioneer within the baseball community as the first female to cover a major league baseball beat extensively and as an influential voice among African-American writers, was
Bill King Named 2017 Ford C. Frick Award Winner
Bill King, whose quarter-of-a-century run as the voice of the Oakland Athletics cemented his status as one of the Bay Area’s iconic voices, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Ford C.
2017 Buck O'Neil Award Winner Rachel Robinson
Rachel Robinson is the fourth recipient of the Hall of Fame’s Buck O'Neil Lifetime Achievement award.