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  Dick Howser Trophy on Baseball Almanac
The Dick Howser Trophy is also, and probably more importantly, a national sponsorship that was created on behalf of Dick Howser himself to promote baseball excellence and scholastic achievement for collegiate baseball.
When Mark Prior won the Dick Howser Trophy in 2001 he said, "The Dick Howser Award is a very prestigious and coveted award.
Dick Howser was a famous baseball player from Florida State and went on to manage the New York Yankees and led the Kansas City Royals to the World Series Championship in 1985.
baseball-almanac.com /awards/dick_howser_trophy.shtml   (394 words)

  
  Dick Howser Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Dick Howser was born on Thursday, May 14, 1936, in Miami, Florida.
Howser was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 11, 1961, with the Kansas City Athletics, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
Dick Howser's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Dick Howser baseball statistics page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=howsedi01   (316 words)

  
 Dick Howser | BaseballLibrary.com
A feisty, quick infielder with good bat, Howser later became respected as a successful manager, but died tragically on the heels of his greatest personal triumph:(f-h)h)h)leading the Royals to the 1985 World Championship.
Howser won an AL East title for the Yankees his first full year as manager (1980), but was sacked by George Steinbrenner when the Yankees lost the LCS.
December 20, 1966: The Yankees acquire SS Dick Howser
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/H/Howser_Dick.stm   (571 words)

  
 Florida State Seminoles Official Athletic Site
Dick Howser Stadium will take its place as one of the top collegiate baseball facilities in the country after a two-year, $12 million dollar project was completed in 2004.
Dick Howser Stadium, named after the late Kansas City Royals and Florida State manager who was also Florida State's first-ever baseball All-American, is a showcase befitting one of the top collegiate teams in the nation.
The stadium was dedicated in honor of Dick Howser in March of 1988 prior to an exhibition game between Florida State and the Kansas City Royals, two of Howser's former teams.
seminoles.collegesports.com /trads/fsu-trads-fac-howser.html   (1224 words)

  
 Meyer Named Semifinalist for Dick Howser Trophy
The Dick Howser Trophy, given in memory of the former Florida State University All-America shortstop and major league player and manager who died of brain cancer in 1987, is regarded by many as college baseball's most prestigious award.
A Florida native, Howser was twice an All-America shortstop at Florida State University (1957-58), then coached the Seminoles in 1979 after a career as a major league player and coach.
The winner's name is inscribed on the permanent trophy, a bronze bust of Howser permanently displayed at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, home of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the 1999 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four.
sports.tamu.edu /press/print.php?PRID=8291   (342 words)

  
 Kansas City Royals (1969-Present)
Howser who had been expiring headaches for most of the season discovers that he has a cancerous brain tumor.
After undergoing radiation and brain surgery Howser attempts a comeback in spring of 1987, but he was forced to leave again in mid-March.
Howser's number 10 would be retired, and his leadership of the 1985 Championship team would never be forgotten.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /al/kc/royals.html   (4784 words)

  
 Dick Howser @ the 1986 All-Star Game In Houston - Baseball Fever
Dick Howser of course, died of a brain tumor about a year and a half after leading the Royals to their first, and so far, only World Championship.
Because of this, a very weak and frail Howser was forced to retire during Spring-Training of 1987 just months before his eventual death.
Howser getting the signals mixed up would soon turn out to be an early indication that he was sick.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=18151   (261 words)

  
 Xanthus News UPromise Program and Dick Howser Trophy Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Dick Howser Trophy goes to America’s most outstanding collegiate baseball player, and is awarded annually at the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
Now in its 18 th year, the Dick Howser Trophy is selected by the College Baseball Writers and is based on performance, leadership, courage and character.
In addition to his outstanding career as a player and manager, Dick Howser was also a superb role model off the field and personal “character” is one of the four cornerstone attributes (performance, leadership, courage and character) of the selection criteria used in choosing the winner.
www.studentloansource.net /news.htm   (855 words)

  
 Business: Howser Trophy gets grant program
The Dick Howser Trophy, which honors the country's top college baseball player as chosen by the College Baseball Writers, has been presented annually since 1987.
The Howser Trophy was created and founded by friends of Dick Howser and the St. Pete chamber.
It recognizes Howser's career as an All-American shortstop at Florida State University, 1961 American League rookie of the year, head baseball coach at Florida State, manager of the New York Yankees and manager of the 1985 champion Kansas City Royals.
www.sptimes.com /2004/06/02/Business/Howser_Trophy_gets_gr.shtml   (534 words)

  
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During the 2003 campaign the 2002 Howser Trophy finalist as a sophomore was 78-for-163 with a NCAA-best 1.61 runs scored per game (82 in 51 contests), hit 16 home runs and drove in 66 runs.
The second straight Florida resident to win the Howser Trophy was the second player selected in the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.
The winner's name is inscribed on the permanent trophy, a bronze bust of Howser permanently displayed at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, home of the Tampa Bay D-Rays and the 1999 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, among other championship events.
blackcollegebaseball.com /News/061303NCBWA_2003_Dick_Howser_award.htm   (813 words)

  
 ESPN.com - MORESPORTS/CWS00 - CWS notebook: Tech's Teixeira receives Dick Howser Trophy
The sophomore led the Atlantic Coast Conference in batting average (.427), home runs (18), runs scored (104), slugging percentage (.772) and on-base percentage (.547) in helping the Yellow Jackets to a 50-16 record, the ACC title and an NCAA regional berth.
Howser, an All-American at Florida State, coached in the major leagues for more than a decade with the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals.
The trophy, created in 1987 after Howser's death from brain cancer, is awarded by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Baseball America magazine.
espn.go.com /moresports/cws00/s/2000/0610/578450.html   (615 words)

  
 NCBWA > Members > Line Drives
The 2007 Dick Howser Trophy was featured as CSTV Coca Cola "Event of the Day" with almost two hours of coverage on June 16 on CSTV.
Dick Howser: Trophy Vanderbilt's David Price was 21st recipient and school's first men's national Player of the Year in any sport.
David Feaster and the Howser Committee came through with their usual aplomb, and Feaster was the presenter at the Omaha Press Club.
www.sportswriters.net /ncbwa/members/linedrives   (1568 words)

  
 www.TexasSports.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The trophy, which was created in 1987 shortly after Howser's death, has had 15 prior winners, including University of Texas standouts Scott Bryant in 1989 and Brooks Kieschnick, the award's only two-time honoree, in both 1992 and 1993.
A Florida native, Howser was a two-time All-American at Florida State (1957-58), then coached the Seminoles in 1979 after a career as a Major League player and coach.
Following one year in the college ranks, Howser returned to the majors to manage the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals and won the World Series with the Royals in 1985.
www.texassports.com /mainpages/ba_pages/2001_02/005/ba_050902_10.html   (306 words)

  
 IMAGES From Nostalgiaville FLORIDA Florida State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In his one season as the Seminole mentor, Howser led FSU to a 43-17-1 record and a bid to the NCAA regional tournament.
His success at his alma mater catapulted Dick back into the national limelight and he was named to manage the New York Yankees.
A great athlete, a brilliant manager and coach, a loyal Seminole alumnus, Dick Howser was one of the most popular and respected figures in the world of sports.
travel.nostalgiaville.com /florida/floridastateuni/floridastate2.htm   (575 words)

  
 SWAC.org - SWAC Baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
During the 2003 campaign the 2002 Howser Trophy finalist as a sophomore hit was 78-for-163 with a NCAA-best 1.61 runs scored per game (82 in 51 contests), hit 16 home runs and drove in 66 runs.
He played on a SU team which sported the nation's best winning percentage (.863) in DI baseball this season at 44-7 and belted a two-run homer to push the Jaguars into the second round of the NCAA Hattiesburg Regional with a 5-3 triumph.
In addition to Friday's presentation by NCBWA Rob Carolla of the Big East Conference USA, there will be a special ceremony before or during a 2003 Southern football contest to be determined to award Weeks the trophy in front of a "home" audience.
www.swac.org /02-03/baseball/weeks0613.htm   (809 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / College / Baseball / Jered Weaver receives Dick Howser Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Long Beach State pitcher Jered Weaver won the Dick Howser Trophy on Friday as college baseball's player of the year.
Weaver, whose brother Jeff Weaver is a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was selected by the Anaheim Angels with the 12th overall pick in last week's draft.
The Xanthus Dick Howser Trophy is given in memory of the Florida State shortstop and major league manager who died of brain cancer in 1987.
www.boston.com /sports/colleges/baseball/articles/2004/06/18/jered_weaver_receives_dick_howser_trophy   (139 words)

  
 WOWT | Beach Pitcher Wins Howser
Members of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association voted to give Weaver the coveted Xanthus Dick Howser Trophy.
Weaver, whose brother Jeff Weaver is a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was selected by the Anaheim Angels as the 12th player in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft.
The Xanthus Dick Howser Trophy is given in memory of the Florida State University All-America shortstop and major league manager who died of brain cancer in 1987.
www.wowt.com /sports/headlines/838437.html   (143 words)

  
 The Sun Devil Baseball Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Senior catcher Casey Myers is a semifinalist for the 2001 Dick Howser Trophy as the Nation's Top Collegiate Player.
He was the 2000 Pac-10 Player of the Year and is making a run at a repeat of that award with the third best batting average in the league.
Twenty collegiate standouts were named as the semifinalists for the 2001 Dick Howser Trophy.
www.wireddevils.com /baseball/howserfinalist.htm   (358 words)

  
 FSU Virtual Tour -- 023156   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Howser led FSU into the District III Playoffs each season from 1956-58, and to the District Championship in 1957.
This brilliant shortstop was named All-Region in 1957 and 1958 and earned All-America recognition from the ABCA both of those years.
Dick Howser returned to coach his alma mater to a 43-17-1 record in 1979."
www.fsu.edu /~univrel/tour/pages/qtvr_023156.html   (126 words)

  
 Long Beach State's Weaver Named Semifinalist For Dick Howser Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Long Beach State pitcher Jered Weaver is one of 30 semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, as announced by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on May 13.
The Dick Howser Trophy is awarded to the top player in collegiate baseball.
Weaver is having a dominating season on the mound with a 13-0 record, 1.29 ERA and 163 strikeouts in 104.1 innings.
www.bigwest.org /release.asp?RELEASE_ID=701   (215 words)

  
 Getting  rowdy in Section B The Animals make Dick Howser Stadium an opposing presence
This enthusiasm makes Section B at Dick Howser Stadium the most opposing presence to visiting teams in the nation.
Their most prominent moment came in the 1999 NCAA Regional at Dick Howser Stadium when Section B made a lasting impression on the Providence Friars.
Their presence at Dick Howser Stadium is unparalleled, their spirit is unmatched anywhere in the nation and their legacy as the most loyal supporters of Florida State Baseball is set in stone.
www.sectionb.com /fsview1.htm   (576 words)

  
 Dick Howser Stadium Ticket Booth Opening At 4:00 p.m. Saturday :: Main ticket booth scheduled to open at 4:00 p.m. for ...
Dick Howser Stadium Ticket Booth Opening At 4:00 p.m.
The main ticket booth at Dick Howser Stadium is located along the right field line off of Chieftain Way across from the FSU Circus.
Customers with tickets in hand are encouraged to use the left field gate at Dick Howser Stadium.
theacc.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/060603aad.html   (244 words)

  
 USC_4-27-01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
CHICAGO - USC pitcher Mark Prior was named along with 19 other collegiate standouts as a semifinalist for the 2001 Dick Howser Trophy.
The award is presented by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, in conjunction with the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Chamber of Commerce and goes to the top college baseball player.
The organization has long been a vital force in the baseball affairs of the city, both in spring training and during the pursuit of a major league baseball franchise for the Tampa Bay area, and continues its solid role in the 21st Century.
www.freewebs.com /priorpitching/Press/News2001/USC_4_27_01.html   (404 words)

  
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WILLIAMSBURG, VA - William and Mary sophomore outfielder Chris Rahl (Chesapeake, VA) was named one of 30 semifinalists for the 2004 Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball.
He managed the Kansas City Royals to the 1985 world championship, and the award is regarded by many as college baseball’s most prestigious.
Sophomore Chris Rahl was named one of 30 semifinalists for the 2004 Dick Howser Trophy, which is given to the top collegiate player in the country
www.tribeathletics.com /story.php/2369   (265 words)

  
 WOWT | NU's Gordon Named Howser Candidate
University of Nebraska third baseman Alex Gordon has been chosen as one of 30 semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy.
The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, working in Association with the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, released the list of semifinalists for the award given to the top player in collegiate baseball.
The membership of the NCBWA will choose the Dick Howser Trophy winner based on three rounds of voting and the 2004 winner will be announced at the College World Series on Friday, June 18.
www.wowt.com /sports/headlines/774167.html   (224 words)

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