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Jayson Stark wins Hall of Fame's Spink Award

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jayson Stark, acclaimed for mixing humor with impeccable knowledge during more than four decades of commentary, has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He will be honored during the Hall of Fame's induction weekend from July 19-22 in Cooperstown, New York.The 67-year-old received 270 of 463 votes in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America with at least 10 consecutive years in the organization.