John Olerud Award
|John Olerud Award|
Logo for the John Olerud Award
|Given for||Best two-way player in college baseball|
|Presented by||College Baseball Foundation|
|Most recent||Aaron Schunk, Georgia|
|Website||John Olerud Award|
The John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award (known colloquially as the John Olerud Award) is a college baseball award given to the best two-way player of the season. The award is named after former Washington State Cougars All-American pitcher and first baseman John Olerud. The current holder of the award is Aaron Schunk of the Georgia Bulldogs.
|Denotes player also won the Golden Spikes Award and/or Dick Howser Trophy in the same year|
|2010||Mike McGee||Florida State||Junior|||
|2014||A. J. Reed||Kentucky||Junior|||
|2016||Brendan McKay (2)||Louisville||Sophomore|||
|2017||Brendan McKay (3)||Louisville||Junior|||
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