Doug Segrest Named Top Southern League Journalist

Doug Segrest, 15-year veteran of the Birmingham News, has been named the “Southern League Sportswriter of the Year,” for his coverage of the Birmingham Barons.  Voted upon by the league’s general managers and radio broadcasters, the award acknowledges specifically Doug’s ability to provide a “historical perspective,” including his coverage of the annual Rickwood Classic.

Click on file below to view the Southern League press release announcing the award.



~ by rickwood on September 5, 2008.

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