2016 Ford C. Frick Award Ballot
Ten of the National Pastime’s pioneering voices have been named as the finalists for the 2016 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
The 10 finalists for the 2016 Frick Award are: Jack Graney, Harry Heilmann, Al Helfer, France Laux, Tom Manning, Graham McNamee, Rosey Rowswell, Hal Totten, Ty Tyson, and Bert Wilson. The winner of the 2016 Frick Award will be announced on December 9 at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tenn., and will be honored during the July 23 Awards Presentation as part of the July 22-25 Hall of Fame Weekend 2016 in Cooperstown.
To be considered, an active or retired broadcaster must have a minimum of 10 years of continuous major league broadcast service with a ball club, network, or a combination of the two. More than 20 broadcasters were eligible for consideration for the award based on these qualifications for 2016.