Roland Hemond

In 2011, the National Baseball Hall of Fame honored Roland Hemond as the second recipient of the Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award. Hemond is a three-time The Sporting News Executive of the Year (1972, 1983, 1989), who has helped build winning franchises with the Braves, Angels, White Sox, Orioles and Diamondbacks. He is currently a Special Assistant to the President & CEO of the Diamondbacks. The SABR Scouts Committee award was first given to Hemond in 2001 and subsequently was named after him. (COURTESY OF THE ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS)