Dick Kaegel is selected as the 2021 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Kaegel covered baseball for six decades with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Sporting News, the Kansas City Star and MLB.com.

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He will be honored for his meritorious contributions to baseball writing during the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Induction Weekend July 23-26 in Cooperstown.

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