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Meet the Hickok Belt Award® Winners

Past Hickok Belt Award ® winners are truly a select group – a veritable who’s who of sports icons. The award has celebrated the incredible careers of leading figures throughout sports. With names like Ali, Mantle, Brown, Namath, Palmer, Phelps and James it is an impressive list to be sure. To learn more about the amazing athletes behind the award including video highlights of their accomplishments, please enjoy the listings below.

 

JOSE ALTUVE (2017)

Jose Altuve is an All-Star second baseman for the Houston Astros. Born in Venezuela, Altuve made his major league debut for the Astros on July 20, 2011. At only 5’ 6” tall, Altuve has been one of the sport’s biggest stars, having won three American League batting championships (2014, 2016, 2017) and named to the All-Star game five times during that span. He is also a two-time American League stolen base leader. In 2017, Altuve was named the American League MVP and led the Houston Astros to their first-ever World Series championship.

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