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BBWAABaseball Writers Association of America
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In 1951, only six years after he played his last big-league game, the Baseball Writers Association of America elected him to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
This oft-repeated scene-Carlton fanned almost 900 different major leaguers and struck out the side 124 times-is why the Baseball Writers Association of America voted him into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, naming him on 436 of 455 ballots (95.8%), the fifth-highest percentage ever.
Most were selected through an annual election by veteran members of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), a group of newspaper journalists who become eligible by covering major league games on a daily basis over an extended period of time.
4 Since 1931, when the Baseball Writers Association of America began voting for league MVPs, 12 New York Yankees have captured the honor.
Balloting for the four Baseball Writers Association of America Awards must be done before the first game of the postseason, so there is about a week left for voters to make their decisions.
The Baseball Writers Association of America determines which players make it to Cooperstown.
In that role, he acted as a liaison to all Major League Club public relations personnel and to other baseball organizations and was the principal point of contact for the Baseball Writers Association of America and other media on all baseball matters pertaining to the Office of the Commissioner.
Peter Schmuck, a baseball writer for The Sun in Baltimore and president of the Baseball Writers Association of America, agrees, observing that in 1998, "Everyone knew that normal people don't have arms that big."
BOSTON - Former Oregon State outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was selected as the Boston Red Sox's top minor leaguer for 2006 by the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
The Baseball Writers Association of America may elect five more players when results are announced today: Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones, Edgar Martinez and Jim Thome.
The Baseball Writers Association of America collectively has done a wonderful job of recognizing who belongs, and who does not.
6 Since the Baseball Writers Association of America began voting to select the MVP Award winner in 1931, four men have captured the honor and won a World Series title as a manager.