ST. LOUIS SPORTS COMMISSION ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE 2015 MUSIAL AWARDS
ARNOLD PALMER, ERNIE JOHNSON, MIKE MATHENY AND THOSE CONNECTED TO 2015’S MOST INSPIRING MOMENTS OF SPORTSMANSHIP TO BE HONORED IN ST. LOUIS ON DEC. 5
ST. LOUIS – Nov. 5, 2015 – From Arnold Palmer to 10-year-old Keaton Hamin, it will be a show for the ages at this year’s Musial Awards. The golf legend and the youth hockey player are among those coming from all levels of sport – and all walks of life – to be honored in St. Louis for extraordinary sportsmanship. They will join an unforgettable lineup of award recipients that includes Turner sportscaster Ernie Johnson, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny and other individuals who have displayed remarkable character, kindness, selflessness and integrity in sports.
The Musial Awards – presented by Maryville University – honor Stan the Man’s legacy by celebrating iconic “good sports” and the year’s greatest moments of sportsmanship. The event is produced annually by the St. Louis Sports Commission and the National Sportsmanship Foundation. This year’s show takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Peabody Opera House in downtown St. Louis.
Here are the recipients of the 2015 Musial Awards:
Arnold Palmer: “The King” is receiving the Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award – the pinnacle honor for sportsmanship and one of two special awards presented at the Musial Awards. One of the most popular and accessible sports figures, Palmer built an army of admirers through his down-to-earth, personable approach on and off the golf course. His success in the sport – seven major championships including four Masters titles – is matched by his kindness and philanthropic commitment.