The Best Sports Trophies

May 4th, 2011 Posted in Offbeat News

When you were a kid playing sports, winning a trophy was the ultimate experience¬†— and it allowed you to dream of winning even bigger trophies.

Here’s a rundown of the Top 10 trophies we might have been dreaming of back then:

10. Wanamaker Trophy — Given to the winner of the PGA Championship

9. Larry O’Brien Trophy — The trophy of the NBA Finals winner

8. Gold Glove — Awarded to the best defensive players in baseball

7. Vince Lombardi Trophy — Taken home by the Super Bowl champs

6. The Green Jacket — Worn by the winner of the Masters golf tournament

5. FIFA World Cup Trophy — The world watches when the winner of the World Cup is awarded this trophy

4. Boxing’s Heavyweight Title Belt — While boxing is not as prominent as it used to be, it’s tough to argue that the Heavyweight title belt is not one of best awards in sports

3. Heisman Trophy — It’s been awarded to the nation’s most outstanding college football player since 1935.

2. Olympic Gold Medal — After years of training, the contests are often decided in a matter of minutes.

1. Stanley Cup — The body of the Cup, given to professional hockey’s champion, has the names of each player, as well as coaches and management from past winners.


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