Author Archives: Spike's Trophies

Ranking The 5 Best Trophies in Professional Sports

Here at Spike’s Trophies, we celebrate all types of awards, and we’re proud to produce eye-catching trophies and custom engraved plaques that our customers, from regular weekend warriors to multi-million-dollar sports franchises, find fit for display in their homes, stadiums, and Halls of Fame across the country.

We’re also huge sports fans – as you know, if you’ve seen our epic “City of Champions” mural capturing Philadelphia’s rich history as one of the most intense, passionate sports cities on the planet. Continue reading

Spike’s In the News: Awards & Personalization Association Chooses us for Insights Magazine feature!

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Everyone who’s anyone in the awards and personalization industry knows Insights Magazine, the official voice of our national trade organization, the Awards & Personalization Association. For more than 50 years, the association has served as an invaluable source of education and information for businesses in the industry, a unifying force for business owners, and a passionate advocate for companies like us. Continue reading

Spring Fever in Philadelphia: Can The Phillies Go All the Way?

We can’t help it. At Spike’s Trophies, we’re already dreaming about making custom engraved plaques for Phillies fans at the end of October to commemorate a World Series championship. Side note: remember us if it gets to that point. We can come up with a beautiful display-worthy design to preserve your favorite memories, including framing game programs, tickets, and photos. Continue reading

The Importance of Plaques

plaqueWhat’s on your walls?
Framed family photos? Posters from your favorite movies? Floating shelves covered with knick knacks?

You display things in your home because you want to keep track of the memorable moments in your life. Yes, sometimes you want to boast about accomplishments, but why shouldn’t you? You only live once, and it’s important to celebrate everything that makes life good.

At Spike’s Trophies, that’s what we’re all about. Our custom engraved plaques are absolutely perfect ways to preserve your treasured memories and notable accolades. They also make the perfect gift for someone who’s made a positive impact on you, or on the world. A plaque can be a declaration of success, a keepsake honoring a milestone, a “thank you” to a mentor, or anything you want it to be. Continue reading

Introducing The New Big Four: Sixers and Elton Brand Going All In

The February 7th NBA Trade Deadline is a day on the calendar every professional basketball fan marks down. The weeks, days, and even hours leading up to the trade deadline could see any player traded, even if he’s playing in a game!

In one of our most recent blogs, we talked about our hometown 76ers acquiring Jimmy Butler in a mid-season trade. Well, a lot has transpired since that post. Now, the Sixers are set to unleash a new Big Four on the court and begin to make a championship push thanks to this recent blockbuster trade! Learn more about the deal below! Continue reading

The Start of Spring Training Means, Time for Softball Trophies!

softballtrophyPlayers are reporting to Major League baseball camps throughout the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues, and when it’s Spring Training time in the City of Brotherly Love, we at Spike’s Trophies don’t just get excited about our hometown Phillies and what they’re going to look like in the new season. For the record, we do get excited about our Phillies, even if they were under .500 and finished in the middle of the division standings the year before. But as it relates to you and what you mean to our business, selling awesome trophies and crystal awards in Philadelphia, springtime makes us excited about…rec-league softball! Continue reading

The Coaches’ Trophy: What is It? What is it Made of? And More

Ever since college football decided to move to a postseason tournament to determine the national champion, the allure of the Coaches’ Trophy has dropped in the eyes of many. However, here at Spike’s Trophies, we have great admiration for any type of trophy and believe that the Coaches’ Trophy is still one of the best trophies in sports, even if the College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy outshines it in today’s game. To learn more about what the Coaches’ Trophy check out the rest of our post. Continue reading

MLB Off-Season: Hot Stove… Big Moves… and What’s in Store for The Phillies

Here at Spike’s Trophies, we love cheering on our favorite teams just as much as we enjoy supplying customized awards and trophies for local organizations in the Philadelphia region. If you’re a baseball fan like many of us here are, you know that winter means it’s the off-season, but more importantly, it means that hot stove season is here! Continue reading