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2015 Pitch & Hit Club 69th Annual Awards Banquet


Jackie Robinson Baseball Team
United States World Series Champions Jackie Robinson Baseball Team to be honored with the Pitch and Hit Club Paul ‘Dizzy Trout’ Ambassador Award.

Ron Coomer, Former CubRon Coomer, Cubs Radio Announcer
Ron Coomer, Cubs Radio Announcer
and former Cub Player will be a guest speaker.


Date: January 25th, 2015
Where: Tinley Park Convention Center
More information will be posted soon.

Tinley Park Convention Center
Tinley Park Convention Center


Thank you for your support but the Dinner is sold out.
Questions? Please contact Bill Motluck at or call (708) 805-1928.


Guest Speaker Ron Coomer: Master of Ceremonies Tom Shaer

Pitch and Hit Club Awards Nominations

Guest Speaker: Ron Coomer
Master of Ceremonies: Tom Shaer

  • Bo Jackson Courage Award:
    Karl Sieter, US Military All Stars
  • Harry Caray Sportscaster of the Year Award:
    David Schuster WSCR Score Radio
  • Bill Gleason Sportswriter of the Year Award:
    Patrick Mooney of Comcast Sports Cable Television
  • Jack Brickhouse Lifetime Achievement Award:
    Dennis Gilbert, Founder Scouts Foundation
  • Meritorious Service Award:
    Roy Spencer
  • Nick Kamzic Scout of the Year Award:
    Troy Hoerner, Houston Astros
  • Mary Francis Veeck Woman of the Year Award:
    Jayne Simmons, Southern Illinois Miners Baseball Club
  • Paul “Dizzy” Trout Ambassador Award, Steve Trout presenting award:
    Jackie Robinson Team
  • Amateur Coach of the Year Award:
    Ernie Radcliffe, Morgan Park HS and Chicago Cubs RBI
  • Chicago Area Minor League Player of the Year:
    Jake Goebbert San Diego Padres
  • Len DiForte Amateur Baseball Service Award:
    Doug Murray, Chicago Scouts Association
  • Charlie Hum Club Service Award:
    Bill Motluck
  • College Player of the Year Award:
    Mark Payton, University of Texas
  • Jerome Holtzman Chicago Baseball Museum Award:
    Bob Vorwald of WGN Television Presentor George Castle
  • Presidents Award:
    Kerron Walker, B.I.G. Academy Chicago, IL
  • Denny McLainRon Santo Inspiration Award:
    Sean Smith, York Revolution
  • Roland Hemond Chairman Award:
    John Cangelosi. Former MLB Player
  • Major League Executive of the Year:
    Dan Duquette General Manager Baltimore, Orioles

Lou Boudreau Award Presenter: Denny McLain - MLB's last 30 game winner




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