USA Baseball Retired Numbers
USA Baseball Richard W. "Dick" Case Award
USA Baseball Player of the Year
USA Baseball International Performance of the Year
USA Baseball Team of the Year
USA Baseball Coach of the Year
USA Baseball Developmental Coach of the Year
USA Baseball Volunteer Coach of the Year
USA Baseball "Doc" Counsilman Science Award
USA Baseball Sportswoman of the Year
USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award
U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year
U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete of the Month
U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Month
International Baseball Federation Athlete and Player of the Year Awards
International Baseball Federation Coach of the Year

USA Baseball Retired Numbers

No. 20 Major Stephen C. Reich 1993 Collegiate National Team

USA Baseball officially retired Major Stephen Reich's No. 20 jersey on July 23, 2006. Reich was one of the finest pitchers to ever pass through the U.S. Military Academy, and during the summer of 1993 he was a member of the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team that competed in the World University Games. His time with USA Baseball was highlighted by his selection to carry the flag for the entire USA delegation at the Games. From 1996-2005 Reich served his country as part of the U.S. Military in Germany, Hungary, Bosnia, Albania, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Korea. In June 2005, Reich and 15 other service members were killed in Afghanistan when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter was shot down by enemy fire while on a rescue mission.

No. 41 Mark McGwire 1984 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team

On May 8, 1999, former Oakland Athletic and St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire became the first alum of a USA Baseball program to have his jersey number retired by the organization. McGwire wore jersey No. 41 when he played for the 1984 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team that captured the silver medal at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles, Calif. For the summer, he helped lead the team to a 31-5-1 record, batting .359 with a team-leading 13 doubles. He also swatted six home runs and drove in 26 runs for Team USA.

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USA Baseball Richard W. "Dick" Case Award
Beginning in 2003, the USA Baseball Player of the Year Award was renamed the Richard W. "Dick" Case Award. The award annually recognizes USA Baseball's top player while honoring the memory of the organization's founding Executive Director/CEO.

2011 Albert Almora 18U National Team
2010 Alex Bregman 16U National Team
2009 Justin Smoak World Cup Team
2008 Stephen Strasburg Collegiate National and U.S. Olympic Baseball Teams
2007 Jayson Nix World Cup Team
2006 J.P. Arencibia Collegiate National Team
2005 Ryan Shealy Pre-Olympic Qualifying Team
2004 Ryan Zimmerman Collegiate National Team
2003 Huston Street Collegiate National Team

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USA Baseball Player of the Year
The USA Baseball Player of the Year Award was given to the athlete who was not only an outstanding player on the field, but exemplified sportsmanship and love of the game as well. The award was first presented in 1984.

2002 Michael Aubrey Collegiate National Team
2001 Orlando Hudson World Cup Team
2000 Ben Sheets U.S. Olympic Baseball Team
1999 Dan Wheeler Pan American Games Team
1998 Pat Burrell Golden Spikes Award Winner
1997 J.D. Drew Golden Spikes Award Winner
1996 Travis Lee Collegiate National and U.S. Olympic Baseball Teams
1995 Mark Kotsay Golden Spikes Award Winner
1994 Jason Varitek Golden Spikes Award Winner
1993 Darren Dreifort Golden Spikes Award Winner
1992 Phil Nevin Collegiate National and U.S. Olympic Baseball Teams
1991 Mike Kelly Golden Spikes Award Winner
1990 Alex Fernandez Golden Spikes Award Winner
1989 Ben McDonald Golden Spikes Award Winner
1988 Robin Ventura Collegiate National and U.S. Olympic Baseball Teams
1987 Jim Abbott Collegiate National and Pan American Games Teams
1986 Mike Loynd Golden Spikes Award Winner
1985 Will Clark Golden Spikes Award Winner
1984 Oddibe McDowell Collegiate National and U.S. Olympic Baseball Teams

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USA Baseball International Performance of the Year
The USA Baseball International Performance of the Year award recognizes the athlete who authors the greatest single-game performance on an international stage while wearing the Team USA uniform in a given year. The annual award was first presented in 2009.

2011 Keegan Thompson 16U National Team
W, 9.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 12 K
4-for-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 2 RBIs

2010 Chris Archer Pan American Qualifying Team
W, 6.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 K

2009 Jameson Taillon 18U National Team
W, 7.2 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 16 K*
*denotes U.S. 18U Pan American single-game record

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USA Baseball Team of the Year
The USA Baseball Team of the Year is one whose success reaches far beyond the medal it wins. It is a team that teaches the game of baseball wherever it goes. The annual award was first presented in 1996.

2011 16U National Team
2010 16U National Team
2009 World Cup Team
2008 Collegiate National Team
2007 World Cup Team
2006 Olympic Qualifying Team
2005 Pre-Olympic Qualifying Team
2004 Collegiate National Team
2003 Collegiate National Team
2002 Collegiate National Team
2001 16U National Team
2000 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team
1999 Pan American Games Team
1998 16U National Team
1997 18U National Team
1996 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team

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USA Baseball Coach of the Year
Presented annually in conjunction with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the USA Baseball Coach of the Year award is given to the National Team manager or coach who expects excellence out of his players. A coach who not only strives for his players to succeed but to become better human beings as well. The award was first presented in 1996.

2011 Scott Brosius 18U National Team
2010 Eric Kibler 16U National Team
2009 Eddie Rodriguez World Cup Team
2008 Rob Walton Collegiate National Team
2007 Davey Johnson World Cup Team
2006 Davey Johnson Olympic Qualifying Team
2005 Davey Johnson Pre-Olympic Qualifying Team
2004 Marty Scott Women's National Team
2003 Ray Tanner Collegiate National Team
2002 Lelo Prado Collegiate National Team
2001 Pat McMahon Collegiate National Team
2000 Mike Gillespie Collegiate National Team
2000 Tommy Lasorda* U.S. Olympic Baseball Team
1999 Mark Johnson Collegiate National Team
1998 Ron Polk Collegiate National Team
1997 Bob Milano Collegiate National Team
1996 Skip Bertman Collegiate National and U.S. Olympic Baseball Teams

*denotes Honorary Coach of the Year

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USA Baseball Developmental Coach of the Year
Presented annually in conjunction with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the USA Baseball Developmental Coach of the Year award is given to the manager or coach who most prepares his players for the next level of baseball and their future. The award was first presented in 1996.

2011 Jeff Hewitt 14U National Team
2010 Bill Kinneberg Collegiate National Team
2009 George Sanchez 16U National Team
2008 Mark Elkins 18U National Team
2007 Gary Hatch 16U National Team
2006 Garye LaFevers 16U National Team
2005 Phil Bodine 16U National Team
2004 Frank Cruz Collegiate National Team
2003 Don Freeman 16U National Team
2002 Edgar Soto 18U National Team
2001 Dave Grant 18U National Team
2000 Tim Saunders 16U National Team
1999 Bill Krejci 16U National Team
1998 Mark McKenzie 16U National Team
1997 Bill Olson 18U National Team
1996 Phil Clark 18U National Team

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USA Baseball Volunteer Coach of the Year
Presented on a year-by-year basis in conjunction with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the USA Baseball Volunteer Coach of the Year award is given to the coach who does not receive payment in any form for his or her involvement in assisting USA Baseball coach and grow the game of baseball at any level.

2011 Kerry Kincaid Various USA Baseball National Team Programs
2010 Jim Comis Various USA Baseball National Team Programs
2009 Brent Abernathy 18U National Team
2008 Robert Craven 18U National Team
2004 Jim Michalek Little League Baseball
2003 Jim Phipps Baseball Coaches Association

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USA Baseball "Doc" Counsilman Science Award
Presented on a year-by-year basis in conjunction with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the USA Baseball "Doc" Counsilman Science Award is for a coach that utilizes scientific techniques/equipment as an integral part of his or her coaching methods, or has created innovative ways to use sport science.

2008 Rick Eckstein U.S. Olympic Baseball Team

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USA Baseball Sportswoman of the Year
The USA Baseball Sportswoman of the Year award was presented once, in 2004, following the inaugural Women's National Team season. Women's players are now considered under the Richard W. "Dick" Case Award umbrella.

2010 Jenna Marston Women's National Team
2006 Donna Mills Women's National Team
2004 Laura Brenneman Women's National Team

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USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award
Since 1978, USA Baseball has honored the top amateur baseball player in the country with the Golden Spikes Award. Beginning with the first ever trophy presentation to Bob Horner of Arizona State, the Golden Spikes Award has been presented each year to the player who exhibits exceptional athletic ability and exemplary sportsmanship.

2012 Mike Zunino Florida
2011 Trevor Bauer UCLA
2010 Bryce Harper Southern Nevada
2009 Stephen Strasburg San Diego State
2008 Buster Posey Florida State
2007 David Price Vanderbilt
2006 Tim Lincecum Washington
2005 Alex Gordon Nebraska
2004 Jered Weaver Long Beach State
2003 Rickie Weeks Southern
2002 Khalil Greene Clemson
2001 Mark Prior Southern Cal
2000 Kip Bouknight South Carolina
1999 Jason Jennnings Baylor
1998 Pat Burrell Miami (Fla.)
1997 J.D. Drew Florida State
1996 Travis Lee San Diego State
1995 Mark Kotsay Cal State-Fullerton
1994 Jason Varitek Georgia Tech
1993 Darren Dreifort Wichita State
1992 Phil Nevin Cal State-Fullerton
1991 Mike Kelly Arizona State
1990 Alex Fernandez Miami Dade CC
1989 Ben McDonald Louisiana State
1988 Robin Ventura Oklahoma State
1987 Jim Abbott Michigan
1986 Mike Loynd Florida State
1985 Will Clark Mississippi State
1984 Oddibe McDowell Arizona State
1983 Dave Magadan Alabama
1982 Augie Schmidt New Orleans
1981 Mike Fuentes Florida State
1980 Terry Francona Arizona
1979 Tim Wallach Cal State-Fullerton
1978 Bob Horner Arizona State

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U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year
Voted on annually by the USOC National Governing Bodies, Olympic fans and members of the national media, the U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year award is the highest recognition a team within the U.S. Olympic family can receive in a given year.

2000 U.S. Olympic Baseball Team

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U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete of the Month
Voted on monthly by the USOC National Governing Bodies, Olympic fans and members of the national media, the U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete of the Month award is presented to the athlete within the U.S. Olympic family with the top performance in an international competition in a given month.

August 2001 Jeff Flaig 16U National Team
May 1996 Kris Benson Collegiate National and U.S. Olympic Baseball Teams

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U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Month
Voted on monthly by the USOC National Governing Bodies, Olympic fans and members of the national media, the U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Month award is presented to the National Team within the U.S. Olympic family with the top performance in an international competition in a given month.

October 2009 18U National Team
September 2009 World Cup Team
November 2007 World Cup Team
September 2006 Olympic Qualifying Team
August 2006 Collegiate National Team
July 2004 Collegiate National Team
July 2003 Collegiate National Team
August 2000 16U National Team

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International Baseball Federation Athlete and Player of the Year Awards
Since 1993, the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) has presented some form of an athlete or player of the year award, recognizing the top performer from an IBAF-sanctioned event in a given year.

2011 Zack Collins Junior Athlete of the Year
2009 Justin Smoak Senior Athlete of the Year
2004 Laura Brenneman Woman Player of the Year
2003 Justin Bristow Youth Player of the Year
2002 Delmon Young Youth Player of the Year
2001 Jeff Flaig Youth Player of the Year
1998 Tony Richie Youth Player of the Year

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International Baseball Federation Coach of the Year
Since 1982, the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) has presented the Coach of the Year award, recognizing the top manager or coach from an IBAF-sanctioned event in a given year.

2004 Frank Cruz Collegiate National Team
1995 Steve Cohen 18U National Team
1989 Mark Marquess Collegiate National Team

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