Alex Rodriguez was just added as a recipient of the Thurman Munson Award, which he will get Feb. 5th at the AHRC NYC Foundation benefit. Melky Cabrera was already named as a recipient of the award, as were the Mets' David Wright, longtime Astro Craig Biggio, the Knicks' Jamal Crawfod, and Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi.
All the athletes are expected to attend the Thurman Munson Awards Dinner Tues., Feb. 5th, at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. For tickets and other info, call 212-249-6188.
In the press release, Rodriguez said: "It is a privilege and honor to receive the Munson Award. Knowing of Thurman's legacy in the storied history of the Yankees franchise, and how much the dinner has done to assist children through AHRC NYC Foundation, it is a special honor that I will always cherish. I look forward to seeing Diana and being a part of a wonderful evening at the benefit."