MLB Network Press Release
2013 BBWAA Awards finalists to be announced tonight exclusively on MLB Network
Winners of the Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and MVP Awards Will Be Announced Live; Exclusively on MLB Network From November 11 - 14
Secaucus, N.J., November 5, 2013 - The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) will reveal the top three finalists in the American League and National League for the 2013 Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards tonight exclusively on MLB Network at 6:00 p.m. ET, hosted by Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds and Bill Ripken.
Starting Monday, November 11 through Thursday, November 14, BBWAA Awards Week will feature the announcement of the winners of each award in the American League and National League by BBWAA secretary-treasurer Jack O'Connell live at 6:00 p.m. ET exclusively on MLB Network. The dates for each award announcement are listed below:
- Monday, November 11: AL & NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award
- Tuesday, November 12: AL & NL Manager of the Year Award
- Wednesday, November 13: AL & NL Cy Young Award
- Thursday, November 14: AL & NL Most Valuable Player Award
About the BBWAA:
Founded in 1908, the Baseball Writers' Association of America was established to assist journalists covering Major League Baseball for daily newspapers. Its purpose is to ensure proper working conditions in press boxes and clubhouses, and to ensure its members have access to players and others in the game so members' reporting can be accurate, fair and complete. Today there are more than 700 active members of the BBWAA working for newspapers, magazines and major web sites.
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