Ken Harrelson Wins Frick Award For Broadcast Excellence
Ken “Hawk" Harrelson has won the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting. The 78-year-old was an outfielder and first baseman from 1963-71 for the Kansas City Athletics, Boston, Cleveland and Washington. He started broadcasting for the Red Sox in 1975 and called Chicago White Sox games for 34 of his 43 years in the booth. He retired after the 2018 season. Harrelson is a five-time Emmy Award winner. He will be recognized at the Hall in Cooperstown, New York, during an awards presentation on July 25.