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Chris Shaw voted 2018 Barney Nugent Award winner

Outfielder Chris Shaw was elected the 2018 Barney Nugent Award winner in a vote by his teammates, coaches and training staff earlier this morning.
March 22, 2018

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Outfielder Chris Shaw was elected the 2018 Barney Nugent Award winner in a vote by his teammates, coaches and training staff earlier this morning.The Barney Nugent Award, formerly known as the Harry K. Jordan Award, is named in honor of the Giants' former athletic trainer who worked

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Outfielder Chris Shaw was elected the 2018 Barney Nugent Award winner in a vote by his teammates, coaches and training staff earlier this morning.
The Barney Nugent Award, formerly known as the Harry K. Jordan Award, is named in honor of the Giants' former athletic trainer who worked for the Club from 1993 to 2003. This award is given in recognition of the player in his first big league camp whose performance and dedication in Spring Training best exemplifies the San Francisco Giants spirit, much like Nugent did in his time with San Francisco.
Shaw batted .235 (8-for-34) with three doubles, two home runs and five RBI in 20 games in his first big league camp. The 24-year-old hit .292 across two levels last season with 24 home runs and 79 RBI in 125 games with double-A Richmond and triple-A Sacramento en route to being named a MiLB.com Organizational All-Star for the third-consecutive year. The Boston College product has hit .280 with 57 home runs and 194 RBI in 303 games in his first three minor league seasons with the Giants. He was reassigned to minor league camp on Monday.
Barney Nugent was a trainer for the San Francisco Giants from 1993 through 2003. Prior to his time as a Major League trainer, he spent 16 seasons working his way up through the minor leagues. Nugent earned a Master's Degree in Physical Education with an Athletic Training Specialization from Indiana State University. He passed away on February 22, 2014 after an arduous eight month battle with cancer and is survived by his wife of 33 years, Denise. Nugent is remembered as a good friend and was a Giant through the very end of his life.
The following players have won the Barney Nugent Award: 1988 Joe Kmak
1989 James Steel
1990 Eric Gunderson 1991 Mark Leonard
1992 John Patterson
1993 Greg Brummett
1994 J.R. Phillips
1995 Joe Rosselli
1996 Marvin Benard
1997 Dante Powell
1998 Russ Ortiz
1999 Damon Minor
2000 Ben Weber
2001 Pedro Feliz
2002 Felix Escalona
2003 Jason Ellison
2004 Brian Dallimore
2005 Scott Munter
2006 Derin McMains
2007 Tim Lincecum
2008 Brian Bocock
2009 Joe Martinez
2010 Darren Ford
2011 Brandon Belt
2012 Dan Otero
2013 Brock Bond
2014 Mark Minicozzi
2015 Matt Duffy
2016 Trevor Brown
2017 Jae-Gyun Hwang
2018 Chris Shaw