Jim Johnson and Adam Jones have had big years for the Orioles. Theyre being recognized for their service, both on and off the field.Jones is one of the six finalists for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award, which is presented by the MLB Players Association. Players vote on the award on Wednesday. Johnson is the Orioles nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award. Both awards are for players who have excelled on the field and demonstrated significant community involvement.Brooks Robinson (1971), Cal Ripken (1992) and Eric Davis (1997) were past Orioles recipients of the Clemente Award.Jim Thome is a past winner of both awards.Fans will automatically be registered to win a trip to the World Series by voting at at MLB.comClementeAward.
Johnson,Jones nominated for Clemente, Miller awards
September 18, 2012, 4:25 pm