The Greatest Tradition in St Louis

You’re invited to join us on Sunday, January 15th at The Union Station hotel for the premiere baseball event of the offseason; the 59th annual Baseball Writers’ Dinner.

  • Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 World Championship team that defeated Boston to win the World Series in seven games
  • Present our highest honor – the Red Schoendienst Medal – to Whitey Herzog for his Hall of Fame career and invaluable service to baseball
  • Present the Lou Brock Award to Jonathan Villar from the Milwaukee Brewers for leading the National League in stolen bases
  • Honor the top players of the 2016 St. Louis Cardinals


Other Honoree’s and Presentations

  • J.G. Taylor Spink St. Louis Baseball Man of the Year: Carlos Martinez
  • Stockton / Broeg Award for Outstanding Achievement in Baseball: Piscotty, Gyorko, Wainwright, Molina, Carpenter
  • Hyland / Hummel Award for Special Achievement in Sport: Jose Oquendo, Matt Holliday
  • Herman / Ostermeier Award for Cardinals Rookie of the Year: Aledmys Díaz, Seung-hwan Oh
  • The Daryl Kile Award: Jonathan Broxton
  • The Good Guy Award: Joe Walsh, Busch Stadium Security
  • Cardinals Organizational Player of the Year:
  • Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Year:
  • Wray-Holtzman Award: Hannah Perryman, UMSL Softball
  • Burnes-Beebe Award: Caroline Pozo, Lafayette HS State 2A Tennis Champion

Scheduled to appear:


  • Hall of Famer Bob Gibson
  • Hall of Famer Lou Brock
  • Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst
  • Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda
  • Broadcaster Tim McCarver
  • Broadcaster Mike Shannon
  • And other fan favorites: Ted Savage, Bobby Tolan, Dick Hughes, Ray Washburn, Larry Jaster

image2Sunday, January 15, 2016
The Union Station Hotel
Individual Reserved Tickets: $150
Table of 10: $1,500
Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the MetroTix logo on this page
Tickets can also be purchased by calling MetroTix: 314.534.1111

Tickets can also be purchased by mailing a check to:
St. Louis Chapter BBWAA Charitable Foundation
PO Box 605
St. Louis, MO 63188-0605


**Please call MetroTix for Special Needs seating requirements
Parking: Valet on 20th St. – $12 / Surface – $7
Doors Open: 5:00pm
General Reception: Ballroom Lobby 5:00pm – 6:15pm
Ballroom Doors Open: 6:15pm
Dinner: 6:30pm


*Please call St. Louis BBWAA (314.662.1701) for special dietary or seating requests

Don’t miss the capstone baseball event of the winter. The St. Louis Baseball Writers’ Dinner is a St. Louis tradition. It’s the perfect night for fans to enjoy players and management in a relaxed setting where they share stories of the past season and get you pumped up for the season to follow. It’s a night of baseball that you and your family will never forget.

The 2017 Dinner will be our 59th annual gala and is organized as a benefit to raise money for journalism and communications scholarships at regional universities and a summer internship at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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