Here are photos from today’s luncheon, beginning with Alex Gordon receiving his 2011 Les Milgram Player of the Year honor from Ned Yost.
2) George Brett, Mike Sweeney and Willie Wilson talked baseball with host Ryan Lefebvre.
3) Ned Yost presents Bruce Chen with the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year award.
4) Lois Lakey, known affectionately as “Grandma Lois”, received the Dan Quisenberry Special Achievement Award. Royals VP Toby Cook and Janie Quisenberry-Stone are with Lois.
5) Mike Sweeney presented the award that bears his name to Tim Melville.
Today, the Royals recognized honorees for exceptional contributions on and off the field in 2011. We’ll start with photos of the media session, which took place before the event.
Top to bottom: General Manager Dayton Moore, Manager Ned Yost, 2011 Les Milgram Player of the Year Alex Gordon, 2011 Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year Bruce Chen and 2011 Joe Burke Special Achievement Award winner Eric Hosmer