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Bobby Richardson Award

S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame



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.


South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame