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Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants Wins Phi Delta Theta Fraternity’s Lou Gehrig Memorial Award

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Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants has won this year’s Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, sponsored by the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity, headquartered in Oxford, Ohio. Phi Delta Theta presents the award annually to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the giving character of Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig, who was a member of the Fraternity’s Columbia University chapter. The award was first presented in 1955 and is permanently maintained at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. It is the first and only officially sanctioned award given by a fraternity to a professional athlete…

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