According to Michael Sanserino of the Post-Gazette, Andrew McCutchen has been named the 2012 Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year.
Cutch joins elite company as Sportman of the Year, as some of the biggest names in Pittsburgh have won the award recently. Those names include Dan Bylsma, Marc-Andre Fleury, Jamie Dixon, Evgeni Malkin, Mike Tomlin, Sidney Crosby, and more. McCutchen in the first Pirate to win since Jason Kendall in 2011.
He was quoted as saying, “It’s an honor to be named the Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year. So many incredible athletes have won this award, including 18 in the Pirates organization. To be mentioned alongside these greats is humbling for me, and I am truly thankful of the support that I have received so far in my career in Pittsburgh.”
McCutchen will be honored at the 77th Annual Dapper Dan Dinner and Sports Auction. The event will take place on February 6th at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Tickets can be purchased HERE.