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2011 NCBWA Division I Freshman All-American Team

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LYNCHBURG, VA. (NCBWA) – A total of 34 standout freshmen college baseball players from every part of the country are featured on the 2011 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-American Team, the organization announced today.

The 2011 NCBWA Freshman All-American Team features players from 17 conferences and seven conference championship teams. The two All-American squads are also made up of 14 conference “Rookie of the Year” winners. Continue reading 2011 NCBWA Division I Freshman All-American Team

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 2011 Golden Spikes Award Finalists Announced

USA Baseball Announces 30 Semifinalists for 2011 Golden Spikes Award

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the 30 semifinalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This marks the 34th consecutive year that the award has been presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Continue reading USA Baseball Announces 30 Semifinalists for 2011 Golden Spikes Award

2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

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WICHITA, KANSAS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the thirteen semifinalists for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award semifinalists are (in alphabetical order): Continue reading 2011 Johnny Bench Award Semifinalists

2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

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The College Baseball Hall of Fame announced today the names of 25 players from across the country featured on the watch list for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award.

The Olerud Award, which recognizes a player who makes an impact both on the mound and at the plate, will be presented in Lubbock, Texas, on July 3 as part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions. Continue reading 2011 John Olerud Award Watch List

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

2011 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

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March 10, 2011- The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission released the Watch List for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.

Forty-two catchers were nominated for the award by their coaches. Because the award is given annually to the top division one catcher, the list will be updated to include other candidates until May 6, 2011.  Continue reading 2011 Johnny Bench Award Watch List

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 2011 Golden Spikes Award Watch List

Dick Howser Trophy Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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DALLAS – The beginning of the 2011 College Baseball season marks the advent of the 25th Anniversary of the Dick Howser Trophy, given annually to college baseball’s national player of the year. Over the past 25 years, college baseball’s brightest stars have been recognized for the outstanding achievements and characteristics reminiscent of the award’s namesake. Continue reading Dick Howser Trophy Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Dick Howser Trophy Campus Salute to Rice’s Anthony Rendon Set for this Saturday

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AnthonyRendonRiceDALLAS, Texas – The Dick Howser Trophy Committee will present its on-campus salute to 2010 Dick Howser Trophy winner Anthony Rendon of Rice this Saturday, October 16 at the Owls’ football game against Houston at Rice Stadium.

In addition to being honored as the winner at the conclusion of the college baseball season, each Howser Trophy winner is saluted once again on his campus the following academic year so that fans and administrators at his school can be a part of recognizing his achievements.  Rendon will be re-presented the Howser Trophy by Jana Howser, daughter of Dick Howser and Executive Vice-President of the College Baseball Foundation, and Bo Carter, Executive Director of the NCBWA, during the first quarter of the Rice-UH football game which airs regionally on CSS.

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