Lefty Gomez Award Committee

Duties: Select the recipient of the annual Lefty Gomez Award, sponsored by Wilson Sporting Goods Company. The award honors ABCA members and others who have made exceptional contributions to amateur baseball at all levels.

Nominations: Those wishing to nominate an individual for the ABCA/Wilson Lefty Gomez Award should contact the ABCA national office by May 1. Nominations will need to include the necessary materials, including a complete biography and three letters of recommendation, which will be due by June 1. The ABCA national office will forward complete materials to committee chair, Bob Whalen, of Dartmouth College. Complete nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.

Chair:

    Bob Whalen - Dartmouth University
    (O) 603-646-2477
    robert.d.whalen@dartmouth.edu

Chair Emeritus:

    Jerry Kindall - University of Arizona, retired
    (520) 730-8760
    gerkindall@aol.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

    Chuck Box - Jackson Preparatory School (MS)
    601-896-4177
    Cbox@jacksonprep.net

    Pat Doyle - California CC Baseball Coaches Association
    209-607-4048
    doylemlb@aol.com

    Stu Fritz - Hope College
    210-458-4811
    fritz@hope.edu

    Dave Grant - Glendale Community College 
    623-845-3046
    dave.grant@gccaz.edu

    Mark Marquess - Stanford University
    (O) 650-723-4528
    stanfordbaseball@stanford.edu

    Lance Marshall - Franklin College
    317-738-3198
    lmarshall@franklincollege.edu

    Gary Vaught - University of Indianapolis
    (O) 317-788-3414
    traffo@astate.edu

    Lou Yacinich - Grand View University
    515-263-2897
    lyacinich@grandview.edu