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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.

 

O.J. Simpson (1973)

“The Juice,’’ achieved national stardom with the Buffalo Bills in the 1970s, leading the NFL in rushing four times, including ’73, when he became the first player to run for more than two thousand yards (he finished with 2,003). 

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Pitoniak, Scott, Jewel of the Sports World: The Story of the Hickok Belt Award, Rochester New York: RIT Press, Copyright © 2010