RICHARDSON SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
The Bobby Richardson Award,
which is presented by its namesake, honors a South Carolina athlete who best exemplifies excellence on and off the various
fields of play while displaying the utmost in sportsmanship.
The Richardson Award is part
of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame’s celebration night.
The award is named for the
Sumter native, who played second base for the New York Yankees from 1955-66 and who appeared in seven World Series, winning
three. He captured the 1960 World Series Most Valuable Player Award and in the 1964 series against the St. Louis Cardinals,
he tied a World Series record with 13 hits.