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San Francisco Giants Pitcher Barry Zito Wins the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award


Barry Zito, of the San Francisco Giants, has won this year’s Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, sponsored by the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity. The award is presented annually by Phi Delta Theta to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the giving character of Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig, a member of the Fraternity’s Columbia University chapter. The award was first presented in 1955 and is permanently maintained at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

A team of representatives from Phi Delta Theta will present the award to Zito at AT&T Park on Tuesday, August 6th when the Giants take on the Milwaukee Brewers at 7:15 PM.