Howser Trophy 25th Anniversary


DALLAS – The beginning of the 2011 College Baseball season marks the advent of the 25th Anniversary of the Dick Howser Trophy, given annually to college baseball’s national player of the year. Over the past 25 years, college baseball’s brightest stars have been recognized for the outstanding achievements and characteristics reminiscent of the award’s namesake.

The Dick Howser Trophy, given in memory of the former Florida State University All-America shortstop and major league player and manager, who died of brain cancer in 1987, is regarded by many as college baseball’s most prestigious award. Criteria for consideration of the trophy include performance on the field, leadership, moral character and courage, qualities that were exemplified by Dick Howser’s life.

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