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Brendan McKay Wins 2017 Golden Spikes Award

Louisville's Brendan McKay was named the 40th USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award winner on Thursday. Presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, the 2017 award was presented live on ESPN's SportsCenter by George Grande, who anchored the first-ever SportsCenter telecast in 1979. More »

USA Baseball Announces 2017 GSA Finalists

The four finalists for the 2017 Golden Spikes Award have been revealed. The Golden Spikes Award is presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation and this year marks the 40th consecutive year the Golden Spikes Award has been awarded to the top amateur baseball player in the U.S. More »

USA Baseball Unveils 2017 GSA Semifinalists

The 25 semifinalists for the 40th USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award have been revealed. The award is given to the top amateur baseball player in the United States and is presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation. This year, the Atlantic Coast Conference leads with six players on the list. More »

Important Dates

  • Feb 15: Preseason Watch List released
  • March 27: Fan nominations begin
  • April 2: Deadline for fan nominations
  • April 12: Midseason Watch List released
  • May 31: Semifinalists announced; semifinalist voting begins; voters to select three
  • June 9: Deadline to vote for finalists
  • June 14: Finalists announced; finalist voting begins; voters to select one
  • June 23: Deadline to vote for winner
  • June 29: Golden Spikes Award presentation

Countdown to Award Presentation

2017 Finalists