The Brunswick Railroader Little League managers and coaches vote at the end of each year to honor the players they believe to be the most outstanding performers of the outgoing 12 year old class in the following categories, pitching, batting, fielding and sportsmanship. They are given out at the annual awards ceremony in August. The awards are named after 4 outstanding individuals who contributed honorably during the early history of the Railroader Little League.
DONALD 'SHELLY' DAWSON
Shelly Dawson served as President of the Brunswick Little League for 17 years in the 60's & 70's, a period when BRLL dominated District 2 play and won our first state titles.
KENNETH 'POPPY" LEWIS
Poppy Lewis coached in the Brunswick Little League from the late 60's into the 80's. He started with the Cubs and then returned to lead the Reds, winning District and State titles during both stints.
Garel Hauver began coaching the Cubs in Brunswick Little League in 1975 and continued into the 80's. He also coached in Marva Babe Ruth, taking the 1987 team to the World Series. He was also the first coach of the Brunswick Pony League team. He began covering Sports for the Brunswick Citizen Newspaper in 1976, a job he held until he retired in 2014.
CLYDE "RED" HAWES
Red Hawes coached for 25 years in the Brunswick Little League, all with the Cubs from 1956 to 1980. His teams won 14 league championships and 7 District tiltles. He also coached in Marva Babe Ruth in the 60's. In 1998 he was elected to the Frederick County Sports Hall of Fame.