Nellie Global Award

Terms and Conditions

What is the Nellie Global Award?

The Nellie Global Award is in honor of former player, coach, and Brewers broadcaster Davey “Nellie” Nelson. Davey was a dedicated Board member, supporter, and contributor to Open Arms Home for Children in South Africa, an organization benefitting children orphaned by AIDS. To keep Davey’s mission alive, the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Limited Partnership (the “Brewers”) will recognize an individual in the community who has made a global contribution that impacted others in an extraordinary way.

Who can be nominated for the Nellie Global Award?

A nominee for the Nellie Global Award must be an individual resident of Wisconsin who, like Davey, has made a significant and meaningful contribution to a cause, program, or other effort that has impacted the lives of other people around in the world in extraordinary ways. The Brewers will review all nominations and select one individual to receive the Nellie Global Award.

Who can nominate an individual for the Nellie Global Award?

Any U.S. resident who is eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the legal age is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority) can nominate a qualifying Wisconsin resident 18 years of age or older for the Nellie Global Award, provided the nominator has secured permission from the nominee to disclose his/her personal information within the nomination. Self-nominations by Wisconsin residents are permitted in accordance with these guidelines. All individuals submitting nominations agree to release and hold the MLB Entities (defined below), including the Brewers, harmless from and against any and all rights, claims and causes of action that may arise against either of them in connection with nominations submitted as part of this program. “MLB Entities” means the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated, and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and agents of the foregoing entities.

How do I nominate someone for the Nellie Global Award?

Nominations for the Nellie Global Award can be made online at All nominations must be received by June 9, 2023.

How will the Nellie Global Award recipient be honored?

The recipient of the Nellie Global Award will be recognized on the field during pre-game and featured on the Brewers social media feeds on June 20, 2023, which is Davey’s birthday. The recipient will also receive a Nellie award. All award details, including, without limitation, the exact nature and duration of social-media acknowledgment, shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Milwaukee Brewers and subject to availability.

What else should I know?

The Brewers retain sole and absolute discretion with regard to the evaluation of nominees and the selection of the award recipient for the Nellie Global Award. If nominee does not respond accepting the award within 72 hours of a communication from the Brewers notifying the prospective award recipient, the Brewers may select a different award recipient in the Brewers’ sole and absolute discretion. The Brewers may contact nominators or nominees using information provided on the nomination form, for purposes of evaluating nominees. All decisions made by the Brewers in connection with the Nellie Global Award are final, and no correspondence will be entered into relating to these decisions. The Brewers reserve the right to require potential award recipient to complete certain documentation, such as a certificate of eligibility, liability release, publicity release (except where prohibited by law), photo/image waiver and release, and authorization for background check, as a condition of potential selection for receipt of the Nellie Global Award.

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