Annual Dinner

 

The Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner serves to recognize the achievements of outstanding sportscasters by honoring the Hall of Fame inductee, the Sportscasters of the Year, along with other honorees. Some of the awards presented are: Sports Legend, Sports Personality, Humanitarian Award, the Mel Allen Service Award and the International Sportscaster of the Year. In addition, ASA publicly honors other notable individuals who have had an impact on society and the world of sports.

Hall of Fame inductees and Sportscasters of the Year are selected by the national membership. All other awardees and honorees are selected by committee.

 

 

14th Hall of Fame Dinner
We are in the planning stage for this event
Date to be announced.
New York City

1998 Honorees

Ray Scott, Hall of Fame Inductee

Jim Nantz, Sportscaster of the Year (Studio Host)

Jon Miller, Sportscaster of the Year (Play-by-Play)

Jim Gray, Sportscaster of the Year (Reporter)

John Madden, Sportscaster of the Year (Color/Analyst)

Joe Morgan, Sportscaster of the Year (Color/Analyst)



13th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
April 23, 1998
New York City

1997 Honorees

Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame Inductee

Dick Enberg, Sportscaster of the Year (Play-by-Play)

Chris Berman, Sportscaster of the Year (Studio Host)

Ron Shapiro,
Mel Allen Service Awardee

LeRoy Neiman, Humanitarian Awardee

Joe DiMaggio, Sports Legend of the Year

Henry Kissinger, ASA Honorary Sportscaster
presented award to Joe DiMaggio


12th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
March 18, 1997
New York City

1996 Honorees

Chris Schenkel, Hall of Fame Inductee

Marv Albert, Sportscaster of the Year (Play-by-Play)

Chris Berman, Sportscaster of the Year (Studio Host)

"Smokin'" Joe Frazier, Sports Legend of the Year

Henry Kissinger, made ASA Honorary Sportscaster


11th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
November 30, 1995
New York City

1995 Honorees

Chick Hearn, Hall of Fame Inductee

Al Michaels, Sportscaster of the Year (Play-by-Play)

Chris Berman, Sportscaster of the Year (Studio Host)

Song Shixiong of China, International Sportscaster of the Year

John McEnroe, Sports Legend of the Year

Joe Garagiola, Humanitarian Awardee


10th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
November 30, 1994
New York City

1994 Honorees

Keith Jackson, Hall of Fame Inductee

Pat Summerall, Sportscaster of the Year

Andres Cantor, Sports Personality of the Year

Michael J. Roarty, Sports Executive of the Decade

Julie Krone, Comeback of the Year

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sports Legend of the Year


9th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
December 2, 1993
New York City

1993 Honorees

Howard Cosell, Hall of Fame Inductee

Marty Glickman, Hall of Fame Inductee

Bob Costas, Sportscaster of the Year

Merle Harmon,
Graham McNamee Awardee

A.J. Foyt, Sports Legend of the Year


8th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
December 3, 1992
New York City

1992 Honorees

Vin Scully, Hall of Fame Inductee

Bob Costas, Sportscaster of the Year

Bud Greenspan,
Graham McNamee Awardee

John Madden, Sports Personality of the Year

Arthur Ashe, Sports Legend of the Year


7th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
December 5, 1991
New York City

1991 Honorees

Ernie Harwell, Hall of Fame Inductee

Bob Costas, Sportscaster of the Year

Larry King,
Graham McNamee Awardee

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Humanitarian Awardee

Muhammad Ali, Sports Legend of the Year


6th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
November 29, 1990
New York City

1990 Honorees

President George Bush, Humanitarian Awardee

Jack Buck, Hall of Fame Inductee

Dick Enberg, Sportscaster of the Year

Dennis Swanson,
Graham McNamee Awardee

Phil Rizzuto, Lifetime Achievement Awardee

David Opont, "1990" Hero of the Year


5th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
December 13, 1989
New York City

1989 Honorees

Harry Caray, Hall of Fame Inductee

Bob Costas, Sportscaster of the Year

Dick Vitale, Sports Personality of the Year

William D. White,
Graham McNamee Awardee

Harry Carpenter of England,
International Sportscaster of the Year


NO CEREMONY OR HONOREES IN 1988


4th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
December 3, 1987
New York City

1987 Honorees

Jim McKay, Hall of Fame Inductee

Clem McCarthy, Hall of Fame Inductee

U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett,
Humanitarian Awardee

Walter Cronkite,
Graham McNamee Awardee

Dick Enberg, Sportscaster of the Year

Masao Hazama of Japan,
International Sportscaster of the Year


3rd Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
November 18, 1986
New York City

1986 Honorees

First Lady Nancy Reagan,
Humanitarian Awardee

Lindsey Nelson, Hall of Fame Inductee

Dick Enberg, Sportscaster of the Year

Bryant Gumbel,
Graham McNamee Awardee


2nd Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
December 11, 1985
New York City

1985 Honorees

Mel Allen, Hall of Fame Inductee

Jack Brickhouse, Hall of Fame Inductee

Curt Gowdy, Hall of Fame Inductee

Vin Scully, Sportscaster of the Year

John Madden, Sports Personality of the Year

William E. Simon, Humanitarian Awardee

U.S. Olympic Committee, Special Recognition


1st Annual Hall of Fame Dinner
October 30, 1984
New York City

1984 Honorees

President Ronald Reagan,
Graham McNamee Awardee

Walter Lanier (Red) Barber, Hall of Fame Inductee

Don Dunphy, Hall of Fame Inductee

Edward Britt (Ted) Husing, Hall of Fame Inductee

Graham McNamee, Hall of Fame Inductee

Bill Stern, Hall of Fame Inductee

Dick Enberg, Sportscaster of the Year

 

  


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