Schmuck becomes BBWAA president

Updated: October 27, 2005, 6:01 AM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Peter Schmuck of The Sun in Baltimore was elected president of the Baseball Writers' Association of America and Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland was elected vice president.

Jack O'Connell was re-elected BBWAA secretary-treasurer at Wednesday's meeting before Game 4 of the World Series.

Appointed to board of directors were Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, outgoing president T.R. Sullivan of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times.

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