You make the call

Here’s your chance to make history! Vote for who you think should’ve won the award in the years from 1977 to 2011, when no Hickok Belt was awarded. Simply select from the choices below for each year. Then check back often to see who you and other voters believe was the best of the best each year.

2004 nominees
Who will you vote for?

  • Finished the season with a 21-6 record
  • Pitched and won both games two and six of the World Series, helping the Red Sox win their first World Series since 1918

  • Won his sixth Tour de France
  • He finished 6 minutes and 19 seconds ahead of the second place finisher

  • Averaged 24.2 points, 13.9 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 2.2 blocks and 1.5 steals per game
  • Named NBA MVP and Rebounding Champion

  • Posted 8 wins and 16 top-ten finishes in 18 tournaments
  • Set the record for the lowest season scoring average (69.69)