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BBWAA, Jimmy Fund events on tap

Kevin Youkilis, John Lackey and Jeremy Hermida, are among those expected to attend the 71st annual awards dinner of the Boston Chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, scheduled for January 14 at the Westin-Waterfront Hotel in Boston.

Others expected to be at the head table are Red Sox manager Terry Francona, pitching coach John Farrell, hitting coach Dave Magadan, new first base coach Ron Johnson, Fuchs Award winner Bill James, right-handed pitching prospect Casey Kelly and outfielder Alex Hassan of the Stedler Division champion Lowell Spinners.

There will be a silent auction during the cocktail hour, organized by the Ted Williams Museum. Former Red Sox will be on hand during the silent auction to sign autographs.


Tickets for the dinner are $150 and available by sending a check to Boston Chapter-BBWAA, PO Box 7346, Nashua NH, 03060.


Meanwhile, Hermida, Kelly and an assortment of top prospects will be The Jimmy Fund’s “New Stars for Young Stars” event on Saturday.

Check out their site for details of the event, which will be held at Jillian’s. Tickets are $250 or $150. 

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