Golden Spikes Spotlight: Keegan Thompson

Every spring, Keegan Thompson grabbed his glove and his spikes and went out to play baseball. Every spring, that is, except last year. He still came to ballpark, but with his elbow under construction, all he could do was watch as his teammates played the game he loved. More »

Golden Spikes Spotlight: Luis Gonzalez

Sometimes the maturation process is a subtle thing. It wasn't so subtle for Luis Gonzalez, whose pronounced growth in several obvious ways over the last three years at New Mexico has helped turn him into one of college baseball's best hitters and most valuable players. More »

Golden Spikes Spotlight: Jared Poche

When Jared Poche was drafted in the 14th round by the Padres, many felt like it was a foregone conclusion that he'd sign and begin his professional career. But the mood changed and Poche announced he was returning to the friendly confines of Alex Box Stadium for one more season. 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

Golden Spikes Award Winners