SOUTHERN LEAGUE SPORTSWRITER OF THE YEAR
STACY LONG - MONTGOMERY BISCUITS
The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs is pleased to announce that Stacy Long of the Montgomery Advertiser has been named its 2009 Sportswriter of the Year, as selected by the league's radio broadcasters and general managers.
Long, in his sixth season as beat writer for the Montgomery Biscuits, is honored for the second time in the last three years. He was previously honored during Montgomery's 2007 league championship season.
Known for his versatility, Long has worn many hats with the Advertiser, including copy editor and designer. He also connects with fans through frequent blogs, keeping readers informed about happenings in each of Tampa Bay's affiliates and Biscuits players past and present.