3/08/2008 02:48:00 PM

Jackson, Kennedy Win Lawn Award

Posted by Mark McCray |

The New York Yankees announced today that outfielder Austin Jackson and right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy were named winners of the Yankees’ 2007 Kevin Lawn austinjacksonAward as the Yankees’ minor league “Player of the Year” and “Pitcher of the Year.” The two players will receive their awards prior to the Yankees game on Saturday, March 8 vs. the Tampa Bay Rays.

The annual awards are dedicated to Kevin O’Brien Lawn, the son of long-time Yankees Vice President and Chief of Operations Jack Lawn, who passed away in 1999. A complete list of past award winners can be found on page 170 of the Yankees’ 2008 Media Guide.


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