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2011 Golden Spikes Award Finalists Announced

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Monday the names of the three finalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This summer marks the 34th consecutive year that the GSA will be presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player. Continue reading

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Golden Spikes Award moved to MLB Network; 60 Man Watch List

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday that it is moving the presentation of the 34th annual Golden Spikes Award (GSA) to a live announcement on MLB Network’s MLB Tonight. Since 2008, the presentation has streamed live online at MLB.com and GoldenSpikesAward.com. Continue reading

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2011 Golden Spikes Award Watch List

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USA Baseball announced its preseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List on Thursday, marking the organization’s first step toward identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country. Sponsored by Major League Baseball, the Golden Spikes Award will be presented in 2011 for the 34th time.

The Watch List features 50 of the nation’s top amateur players, and it will be a “rolling” list to ensure that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the Golden Spikes Award, to be presented live on Monday, July 11, at the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest in Phoenix. Continue reading

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CWS Legend Robin Ventura Gives Back Via Capital One Cup

VenturaOKState As a broadcaster for ESPN, College Baseball Hall of Famer and former MLB third baseman Robin Ventura understands the importance of down-to-the-wire endings.

In his new role as an advisor for the Capital One Cup, a newly created award to honor school’s cumulative excellence in a number of college sports each year, Ventura couldn’t hide his excitement about the dramatic endings the award could add to the College World Series.

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Bryce Harper wins 2010 Golden Spikes Award

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BryceHarper ANAHEIM, Calif. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the selection of Southern Nevada’s Bryce Harper as the recipient of the 2010 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA).  This year marks the 33rd consecutive year that the Golden Spikes Award has been presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player. 

In partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) and Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the interactive media and Internet company of MLB, the award was presented at MLB All-Star FanFest in Anaheim.  In conjunction with the presentation, an award show highlighting the five finalists for the GSA was aired simultaneously on www.GoldenSpikesAward.com, www.USABaseball.com and www.MLB.com.

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USA Baseball announces Golden Spikes Award Finalists

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the five finalists for the 2010 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA).  This year will mark the 33rd consecutive year that the Golden Spikes Award will be presented to the nation’s premier amateur baseball player.

Chris Duffy, IF/OF, Central Florida; Yasmani Grandal, C, Miami (Fla.); Bryce Harper, C/IF/OF, Southern Nevada; Drew Pomeranz, LHP, Mississippi; and Chris Sale, LHP, Florida Gulf Coast round out the five finalists.

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USA Baseball Announces 2010 Golden Spikes Award Semifinalists

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GoldenSpikesAward (DURHAM, N.C.) – USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the 30 semifinalists for the 2010 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA).  This year will mark the 33rd consecutive year that the award has been presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. 

Today also marks the third year in a row that GoldenSpikesAward.com – powered by MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball – will be the online home for the award.  The Web site features content devoted exclusively to the GSA, including news, voting history, past-winner photo galleries, and photographs and video highlights for the 2010 semifinalists.  Fans can follow online at GoldenSpikesAward.com as the list of 30 players is narrowed to five finalists on Tuesday, June 8, en route to the announcement of this year’s winner on Tuesday, July 13.

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Should Bryce Harper Win the Golden Spikes Award?

16nationals_CA0-articleInline Assistant editor Mark Rafferty sent me a message asking if Bryce Harper was going to win the Golden Spikes award. My first response to him was that there was no way that a junior college player would win the Golden Spikes award. Come to find out, Alex Fernandez picked up the Golden Spikes award in 1990 out of Miami-Dade Community College.

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USA Baseball releases updated 2010 Golden Spikes Award Watch List

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GoldenSpikesAward DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball released an updated 60-man Golden Spikes Award Watch List Tuesday, bringing the organization one step closer to identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country.  Sponsored by Major League Baseball, the 33rd annual Golden Spikes Award will be presented in 2010 on Tuesday, July 13, at the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest in Anaheim, Calif.

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2010 Golden Spikes Award Watch List

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USABaseballLogo (DURHAM, N.C.) – USA Baseball announced its preseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List Thursday, marking the organization’s first step toward identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country.  Sponsored by Major League Baseball, the Golden Spikes Award will be presented in 2010 for the 33rd time.

The watch list features 50 of the nation’s top amateur talents, and it will be a “rolling” list to ensure that athletes can play themselves into consideration for the Golden Spikes Award, to be presented live on Tuesday, July 13, at the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest in Anaheim, Calif.

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