SJ’s Joe Hartmann selected as 2018 Ed Snider Lifetime Humanitarian by PSWA

December 26, 2017|

Updated: 3:40 p.m. ET Dec. 22, 2017

Cr. Courier Post

Tom McGurk, @McGurkSports

Legendary South Jersey baseball coach Joseph Hartmann has been named the 2018 Ed Snider Lifetime Distinguished Humantarian Award winner by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association.

Hartmann will be honored at the association’s 114th annual Awards Dinner on Jan. 15 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. The public is encouraged to attend – click here for tickets. For more information email

Hartmann and the South Jersey Baseball Coaches Association have donated nearly $30,000 to the Walter Reed Society over the past decade. Hartmann founded the SJBCA nearly 50 years ago and has served as its long-time treasurer.

The SJBCA also sposonors the Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic, a prestigious high school baseball tournament which enters its 47th year in May. Hartmann also founded the Philadelphia Phillies-sponsored Carpenter Cup Classic, which debuted in 1986.

Others scheduled to attend the dinner include the Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins and Gabe Kapler, 76ers broadcaster Marc Zumoff, Eagles great/Soul owner Ron Jaworski and Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz.

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