All of the winners, each representing one of the 30 MLB Clubs, will be included in All-Star Week festivities and will attend and be honored during the pre-game ceremony leading up to the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field, July 16th on FOX beginning at 7:30 pm ET. The 30 winners can be seen at TributeForHeroes.com.
During a 2003 deployment in Iraq, Hicks suffered an injury that led to his left leg being amputated. He has since completed 35 triathlons and eight marathons. In 2012, he was awarded the USA Triathlon Comeback of the Year Award. Along with serving as a resident engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers at Maxwell Air Force Base, he mentors other disabled veterans through the Wounded Warrior Project and CAST (Christian Amputee Support Team).
Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.