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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 »

Golden Spikes Spotlight: J.B. Bukauskas

J.B. Bukauskas was named the 2017 ACC Pitcher of the Year after going 8-0, 1.87 with 106 strikeouts and 31 walks in 82 IP. He's one of the more analytical and self-aware pitchers in the country and he had some brilliant days this spring, but most impressively, he was amazingly consistent from week to week. 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