Eclipse Awards:  (1971-1998): Outstanding Newspaper Writing


1971 - Scott Young, Toronto Telegram
1972 - Phil Ranallo, Buffalo Courier Express
1973 - Red Smith, New York Times
1974 - William H. Rudy, New York Post
1975 -Bob Harding, Newark Star-Ledger
1976 - Edwin Pope, Miami Herald
1977 - Skip Bayless, Los Angeles Times
1978 - Joe Hirsch, Daily Racing Form
1979 - Billy Reed, Louisville Courier-Journal
1980 - Maryjean Wall, Lexington Herald-Leader
1981 - Dave Kindred, Washington Post
1982 - Edwin Pope, Miami Herald
1983 - Dave Koerner, Louisville Times
1984 - Bill Christine, Los Angeles Times/Eddie Donnaly, Dallas Morning News
1985 - Paul Moran, Newsday
1986 - Edwin Pope, Miami Herald
1987 - Tim Layden, Capital Newspapers
1988 - Billy Reed, Lexington Herald-Leader
1989 - Ronnie Virgets, Gambi
1990 - Paul Moran, Newsday
1991 - No Award Given
1992 - James Wallace, Seattle Post Intelligencer
1993 - Jennie Rees, Louisville Courier-Journal
1994 - Mike Downey, Los Angeles Times
1995 - Stephanie Diaz, Riverside Press-Enterprise
1996 - Tom Keyser, The Baltimore Sun
1997 - Maryjean Wall, Lexington Herald-Leader
1998 - Tom Keyser, The Baltimore Sun