White Sox Announcer Ken ‘Hawk’ Harrelson Named Frick Award Winner
One of the great voices of baseball has been recognized by the Hall of Fame. Long time White Sox announcer, Ken "Hawk" Harrelson is this year's Frick Award Winner.
According to the Hall of Fame, the long time play by play voice is the 2020 Ford C. Frick Award winner. The award is presented each year by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for excellence in broadcasting.
Harrelson spent 34 of his 43 years in broadcasting calling games for the Chicago White Sox.
Along with the White Sox, he spent time calling games with the Red Sox from 1975-1981 and one season with the Yankees in 1987. He retired after the 2018 season.
If you have watched baseball over the last 40 years you should be aware of his trademark calls. Harrelson joins broadcast legends like Ernie Harwell, Vin Scully, Jack Buck, Harry Caray, Bob Costas and Dick Enberg among others who have won the award. You can check out the full list of winners here.
He will be recognized at the upcoming Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown, New York July 24-27.