The San Jose Giants won their second consecutive league title last September after a thrilling Championship Series victory over the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. The Giants posted a 76-64 record during the regular season winning their unprecedented sixth straight first half North Division title. San Jose swept the Modesto Nuts in the Division Series before outlasting the Quakes three-games-to-two in the Championship Series marking their first back-to-back crowns in franchise history. The Giants will be receiving the award for Outstanding Professional Organization.
Other award winners include Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (Major League Player of the Year), Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (Major League Pitcher of the Year), Boston Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava (Major League Rookie of the Year), Santa Clara's Tom Medica (College Player of the Year) and California's Erik Johnson (College Pitcher of the Year). San Francisco Giants Executive Assistant to the General Manager Karen Sweeney will be honored with the Kathy Wolff Women in Baseball award. Other college, community college, high school, sports media and scout awards will also be presented.
Sports broadcaster and San Francisco 49ers radio voice Ted Robinson will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
The price for the event is $45 per person or $450 for a reserved table for ten. Advanced payment is required (see attached document).
SANTA CLARA COUNTY HOT STOVE BANQUET
* Tuesday, January 25, 2011
* San Jose Elks Club (444 W. Alma Ave., San Jose)
* 5:30 P.M. - No Host Cocktails, 6:45 P.M. - Dinner, 7:30 P.M. - Awards and Auction Prizes