COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (CBS) — Ken “Hawk” Harrelson finally got his moment in Cooperstown.

The longtime White Sox announcer was the 2020 winner of the Ford C. Frick Award – the Baseball Hall of Fame’s top honor for broadcasters.

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But there was no ceremony last year because of COVID.

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Harrelson concluded his speech with his favorite toast, which he said he gave at Arnold Palmer’s 80th birthday.

“When you take a man’s money, you take a man’s money. But when you take a man’s time, you take a part of his life – and I want to thank you all for all of your parts of eight decades of your time,” said Harrelson, who will turn 80 in September.

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Harrelson is also a former Major League Baseball player, and served as the White Sox vice president of baseball operations in 1985 and 1986.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff