|Tip O'Neill Award|
|Location||St. Marys, Ontario|
|Presented by||Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame|
|Currently held by||Jordan Romano - Toronto Blue Jays|
|Website||Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame|
The Tip O'Neill Award is given annually to a Canadian baseball player who is "judged to have excelled in individual achievement and team contribution while adhering to the highest ideals of the game of baseball."The award was created by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and first presented in 1984. It is named after James "Tip" O'Neill, one of the earliest Canadian stars in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Larry Walker, Jason Bay, Joey Votto, and Justin Morneau are the only players to win the Tip O'Neill Award at least three times. are members of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. The award has been presented to one amateur player, Daniel Brabant. Walker, Votto, and Justin Morneau won the MLB Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award alongside the Tip O'Neill Award; the trio are the only Canadians to win the MLB MVP Award. Éric Gagné, the 2002 and 2003 recipient, compiled a major league record of 84 consecutive save opportunities converted from 2002 to 2004 and won the Cy Young Award in 2003. He and John Axford went on to win the Rolaids Relief Man Award in the same year as the Tip O'Neill Award. Bay became the first Canadian to win the Rookie of the Year Award, which he won the same year he won his first Tip O'Neill Award. Votto is the only award winner to also win the Hank Aaron Award.Walker won the award nine times, and Votto has won it seven times. Six winners – Walker, Bay, Terry Puhl, Rob Ducey, Ryan Dempster, and Corey Koskie –
Initially, the award was presented annually at either Rogers Centre in Toronto or Olympic Stadium in Montreal, depending on which venue the award winner's team was scheduled to play at during the MLB season. However, as the Montreal Expos moved to Washington, D.C., and the Toronto Blue Jays do not host all the National League teams on an annual basis, the award has also been presented at the home park of the winning player.Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays was the 2021 recipient of the award and Jordan Romano is the 2022 recipient.
|Year||Links to the article about that corresponding year in baseball|
|Player(X)||Denotes winning player and number of times they had won the award at that point (if more than one)|
|^||Indicates multiple award winners in the same year|
|Member of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame|
|§||Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame|
|Player is active|
|1984||Terry Puhl||Outfielder||Houston Astros|
|1985||Dave Shipanoff||Pitcher||Philadelphia Phillies|
|1986||Rob Ducey||Outfielder|| Ventura County Gulls |
|1987||Larry Walker §||Outfielder||Jacksonville Expos|
|1988||Kevin Reimer||Outfielder||Texas Rangers|
|1989||Steve Wilson||Pitcher||Chicago Cubs|
|1990||Larry Walker §(2)||Outfielder||Montreal Expos|
|1991||Daniel Brabant||Pitcher||Canada national baseball team|
|1992||Larry Walker §(3)||Outfielder||Montreal Expos|
|1993||Rob Butler||Outfielder||Toronto Blue Jays|
|1994||Larry Walker §(4)||Outfielder||Colorado Rockies|
|1995||Larry Walker §(5)||Outfielder||Colorado Rockies|
|1996||Jason Dickson||Pitcher||California Angels|
|1997||Larry Walker §(6)||Outfielder||Colorado Rockies|
|1998||Larry Walker §(7)||Outfielder||Colorado Rockies|
|1999||Jeff Zimmerman||Pitcher||Texas Rangers|
|2000||Ryan Dempster||Pitcher||Florida Marlins|
|2001^||Corey Koskie||Third baseman||Minnesota Twins|
|2001^||Larry Walker §(8)||Outfielder||Colorado Rockies|
|2002^||Éric Gagné||Pitcher||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|2002^||Larry Walker §(9)||Outfielder||Colorado Rockies|
|2003||Éric Gagné (2)||Pitcher||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|2004||Jason Bay||Outfielder||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|2005||Jason Bay (2)||Outfielder||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|2006||Justin Morneau||First baseman||Minnesota Twins|
|2007||Russell Martin||Catcher||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|2008||Justin Morneau (2)||First baseman||Minnesota Twins|
|2009||Jason Bay (3)||Outfielder||Boston Red Sox|
|2010||Joey Votto||First baseman||Cincinnati Reds|
|2011^||John Axford||Pitcher||Milwaukee Brewers|
|2011^||Joey Votto (2)||First baseman||Cincinnati Reds|
|2012||Joey Votto (3)||First baseman||Cincinnati Reds|
|2013||Joey Votto (4)||First baseman||Cincinnati Reds|
|2014||Justin Morneau (3)||First baseman||Colorado Rockies|
|2015||Joey Votto (5)||First baseman||Cincinnati Reds|
|2016||Joey Votto (6)||First baseman||Cincinnati Reds|
|2017||Joey Votto (7)||First baseman||Cincinnati Reds|
|2018||James Paxton||Pitcher||Seattle Mariners|
|2019||Mike Soroka||Pitcher||Atlanta Braves|
|2020||Jamie Romak||First baseman||SK Wyverns|
|2021||Vladimir Guerrero Jr.||First baseman||Toronto Blue Jays|
|2022||Jordan Romano||Pitcher||Toronto Blue Jays|
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