ST. LOUIS, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, the 56th Annual St. Louis Baseball Writers Dinner will be held at Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel. Happening on Jan. 19, 2014, the banquet will honor two St. Louis Cardinals World Series teams from 1964 to 2013.
The St. Louis Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) annual dinner is one of the most important and deeply treasured traditions on the St. Louis sports calendar. As only one of three chapter dinners among the 26 other markets that have Major League Baseball, the Annual St. Louis Baseball Writers Dinner is the largest and only dinner used as a benefit event.
Held by The St. Louis Baseball Writers Foundation, proceeds from the event are used to fund one of several sports journalism scholarships at the University of Missouri and Saint Louis University. The foundation also funds the Rick Hummel Internship at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for a student from the University of Missouri.
The 2014 dinner will honor the 2013 National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals and will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World Champion Cardinals.Follow the St. Louis Baseball Writers on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, visit www.stlouisbbwaa.com. About Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel Discover a modern hotel in Saint Louis situated in the heart of downtown and surrounded by upscale restaurants, nightlife and attractions like the Gateway Arch. The sophisticated Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel blends unique amenities with classic style, from the opulent lobby to tastefully decorated accommodations. Unwind in stylish guest rooms or suites featuring Aveda bath products and plush bedding for an invigorating night of rest and relaxation. This stunning hotel allows guests to delight in more than 50,000 square feet of innovative St. Louis convention space featuring the Majestic Ballroom, able to accommodate up to 2,500 guests, and the Crystal Ballroom, allowing guests to enjoy stunning city views. Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel is the ultimate destination for a historic hotel experience. For more information, to make a reservation or to submit a request for proposal, call 1-800-397-1282 or visit www.renaissancestlouisgrand.com. SOURCE Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel