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Mike Twardoski, Emory Baseball to Receive Phil Niekro Memorial Scholarship

Mike Twardoski, Emory Baseball to Receive Phil Niekro Memorial Scholarship

Head Coach Mike Twardoski is set to be the recipient of the Phil Niekro Memorial College Scholarship on behalf of the Emory University Baseball program Saturday night at the 57th annual Eddie Glennon Gameboree, hosted by the Atlanta 400 Baseball Fan Club.

The Atlanta 400 Fan Club, formerly known as the Braves 400 Fan Club, annually presents two $1,500 scholarships to college baseball programs in the state of Georgia. Emory University and Emmanuel College were chosen as the recipients for the 2023 ceremony. For more information about the club, please click here.

The annual banquet pays tribute to local high school and college players as well as naming outstanding performances in the Braves minor league system from the previous year. This year's awards emcee will be former Braves Pitching Coach Leo Mazzone with current Braves manager Brian Snitker serving as the guest speaker. The ceremony will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria.