Olerud Award to honor two-way
player of the year
College Baseball Foundation announced the creation of the John
Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award to be presented as part
of the College Baseball Awards Show.
Olerud, a member of the National College Baseball
Hall of Fame, was an outstanding pitcher and first baseman at
Washington State from 1987-89.
The inaugural Olerud Award will be presented on
July 2 in Lubbock, Texas, as part of the second annual College
Baseball Awards Show, which includes the presentation of the
Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award, the Pitcher of the
Year Award and the Dick Howser Trophy for the nation’s most
The College Baseball Awards Show is part of a
three-day celebration honoring college baseball past and
present. The celebration also features the induction ceremony
for the National College Baseball Hall of Fame and the 4th on
Broadway Parade and Fan Fest.