Red Smith Banquet Past Honorees

Red Smith Award

"Nice Guy" Award

Main Speaker

1966- Glen Miller
1967- Marty Lamers
1968- C.O. Baetz
1969- Joe Mauser
1970- Lloyd Larson
1971- JoeSchouten
1972- Mike Michalske
1973- Tony Canadeo
1974- Charlie Brock
1975- Verne Lewellen
1976- Kenny Keltner
1977- Larry Craig
1978- Johnny "Blood" McNally
1979- Harold "Bud" Foster
1980- Jon McGlocklin
1981- Ray Nitschke
1982- Warren Spahn
1983- Andy North
1984- Jan Stenerud
1985- Max McGee
1986- Verne Gagne
1987- Paul Hornung
1988- Don Nelson
1989- Earl Gillespie
1990- Willie Davis
1991- Jane & Lloyd Pettit
1992- John E. Roberts
1993- Jerry Kramer
1994- Jill Lieber
1995- Jim lrwin
1996- Robin Yount
1997- Pat Richter
1998- Sal Bando
1999- Paul Molitor
2000- Lee Remmel
2001- Davey Lopes
2002- Dick Bennett
2003- Leroy Butler
2004- Herb Kohler
2005- Ron Wolf
2006- Barry Alvarez
2007- Gilbert Brown
2008- Aaron Kampman
2009- Mark Johnson
2010- Donald Driver
2011- Ron Dayne
2012- Ahman Green
2013- Richard "Goose" Gossage

1966- Frank Howard
1967- Bart Starr
1968- Al Lopez
1969- Ernie Banks
1970- Charlie Grimm
1971- Robert "Red" Wilson
1972- Alan Ameche
1973- Chuck Tanner
1974- Art Rooney
1975- Walter W. "Red" Smith
1976- Rocky Bleier
1977- Lou Boudreau
1978- Alan "Bud" Selig
1979- Bowie K. Kuhn
1980- William Wrigley
1981- George Bamberger
1982- Otto Graham
1983- Harry Dalton
1984- Bobby Allison
1985- Ray Meyer
1986- Bob Lanier
1987- Jim Honochick
1988- Calvin Griffith
1989- Rollie Fingers
1990- Don Sutton
1991- Larry Csonka
1992- Randy White
1993- Steve Palermo
1994- Robert E. Harlan
1995- Mario Andretti
1996- Roland Hemond
1997- Bobby Hull
1998- Bob Cousy
1999- Bobby Rahal
2000- Kirby Puckett
2001- Lou Brock
2002- Ferguson Jenkins
2003- Brooks Robinson
2004- Dave Cowens
2005- NedYost
2006- Gaylord Perry
2007- Jack Bennett
2008- Bob Gibson
2009- Doug Melvin
2010- Whitey Herzog
2011- Jeff Cirillo
2012- John Smoltz
2013- Pat Williams

1966- "Dizzy" Trout
1967- Bob Elson
1968- "Moose" Krause
1969- "Duffy" Daugherty
1970- Stu Holcomb
1971- Al McGuire
1972- John Jardine
1973- Bob Devaney
1974- "Sleepy" Jim Crowley
1975- Earl Weaver
1976- Ziggy Czarobski
1977- David Condon
1978- Tom Gorman
1979- Ray Scott
1980- George Connor
1981- "Boom Boom" Geoffrion
1982- Tommy Heinsohn
1983- Bob Uecker
1984- Ben Davidson
1985- Tommy Lasorda
1986- Dick Williams
1987- Art Holst
1988- Art Donovan
1989- Rick Forzano
1990- Jerry Markbreit
1991- Ellis Clary
1992- Art Holst
1993- Lou Carnesecca
1994- Ernie Harwell
1995- Dick Schaap
1996- Randy Cross
1997- Lynn Swann
1998- Bill Walsh
1999- Peter King
2000- Jon Miller
2001- Billy Packer
2002- Don Criqui
2003- Verne Lundquist
2004- Sean McDonough
2005- Bill Macatee
2006- Terry Bowden
2007- Bill Raftery
2008- Frank Deford
2009- Gene Keady
2010- Jay Bilas
2011- Greg Gumbel
2012- Lesley Visser
2013- Mark Murphy