CHERRY HILL, N.J. --- Three Hall of
Famers --- Bill Barber, Ryne Sandberg and Wayne Hardin --- will be at
the head table Jan. 27 for the 110th Philadelphia Sports
Writers Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Barber will receive the PSWA's Living
Legend Award and will be among several members of the Flyers' 1974
team honored on the 40th anniversary of their Stanley Cup.
Sandberg will be saluted as he enters
his first full season as the Phillies manager.
Hardin, the former Temple coach, will
be recognized for his recent induction into the College Football Hall
Other guests include Jason Avant of the
Eagles, who will receive the Good Guy Award and former Eagles general
manager Jimmy Murray, who will receive a lifetime Humanitarian Award
for his dedication to the Ronald McDonald House program for families
of severely ill children.
Also, there will be the annual
revelation of the Most Courageous Athlete --- a nationally recognized
The banquet is open to the public.
Tickets for the banquet are priced at $95 and are available at the
door and at www.pswadinner.com
--- JACK McCAFFERY