Monday, October 5, 2009

DC-Internet Baseball Writers Association Names 2009 Player Achievement Awards

The Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association is an organization comprised of internet writers, on-line media outlets, and bloggers.

In accordance with its stated goal of promoting the members of the association and increasing awareness and respect as active members of the media that cover the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball club, the DC-IBWA is pleased to announce its member-voted winners of Post-Season Player Achievement Awards.

Each individual award is named after a member of the district’s storied baseball heritage, to promote awareness of the significance of the history of Washington, DC baseball. Biographies of the honored historical players can be found attached to this press release.

Voters were asked to name first, second and third place for each category. First place votes received five points, second place votes received three points and third place votes received one point.

Twenty ballots from association members were submitted from the following online media outlets: Nationals News Network, Nationals Pride, We’ve Got Heart, Centerfield Gate, FJB, Federal Baseball, The Nationals Enquirer, DC Sports Box, Nationals Inquisition, Nats Fanboy Looser, Planetary Nats, Bang! Zoom!, Nats Nation, Let Teddy Win!, Nationals Review, DC Sports Plus, Passing Time Between Wil Nieves Bombs.

You can find more information about the DC-IBWA, or our membership, by visiting our website at or contacting us at

See the results after the break...


This site is the home of the Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Baseball Writers Association, founded in 2009.

Our goal is to promote the independent online media outlets, Internet writers, blogs and websites of this association to increase awareness and respect as active members of the media that cover the Washington Nationals MLB club.

The Association will vote each season on post-season Player Achievement Awards, both for the Washington Nationals and for the BBWAA Awards. Local awards will be named after heroes of Washington baseball. In addition, the Association will recognize excellence within the blogging community as well.

The member sites listed on our home page have met the criteria for membership and provide consistent, excellent content covering the Washington Nationals.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please e-mail the Association at and a representative of the organizing committee will respond to your inquiry.

Thank you for your interest in the DC-IBWA and its contributing members.