2011 Buck O'Neil Award Winner Roland Hemond
Hemond also served as the president of the Association of Professional Baseball Players of America, which provides financial assistance and college scholarships to current and former players, scouts and others connected with pro baseball.
Hemond helped found the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation, designed to provide assistance to longtime scouts who are in need of special support.
Hemond was named "King of Baseball" in 2001 by Minor League Baseball and also has baseball awards named in his honor by three organizations, recognizing his service to the game: The Chicago White Sox, Baseball America and the Society of American Baseball Research.
Hemond passed away on Dec. 12, 2021.