Bob Costas ’74 is recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award

December 14, 2017
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Bob Costas ’74, famed NBC sports broadcaster and Newhouse School alumnus, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

He will be presented with the award July 28 in Cooperstown as part of Hall of Fame Weekend 2018.

“For almost 40 years, Bob Costas has presented an incredibly thoughtful and informed voice on every game he calls for NBC, The Baseball Network and MLB Network,” said Jeff Idelson, president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. “But it’s Bob’s pure affection for baseball that has made him a national treasure. From the first day he entered our living rooms, Bob became one of the National Pastime’s greatest friends.”

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