CAL RIPKEN JR., TAMIKA CATCHINGS, JACK SOCK AND THOSE CONNECTED TO 2016’S MOST INSPIRING
MOMENTS OF SPORTSMANSHIP TO BE HONORED IN ST. LOUIS ON NOV. 19
ST. LOUIS – Oct. 27, 2016 – The stars of sportsmanship will be out at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis on Nov. 19. That night, the Musial Awards will celebrate the class acts in sports. Honorees include baseball hall of famer Cal Ripken Jr., women’s basketball star Tamika Catchings, and top-ranked American men’s tennis player Jack Sock. They will be recognized alongside a cast of selfless and humble individuals who, over the past year, displayed extraordinary kindness, compassion, integrity and civility in sports.
The Musial Awards – presented by Maryville University – celebrate the year’s greatest moments of sportsmanship and the biggest names in sports who exemplify class and character. Produced annually by the St. Louis Sports Commission and the National Sportsmanship Foundation, the event is named for Stan “The Man” Musial, a beloved baseball icon who embodied the virtues of sportsmanship. This year’s show takes place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Peabody Opera House in Downtown St. Louis.
Here are the recipients of the 2016 Musial Awards: