New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty has been named as one of the recipients of the 33rd annual Thurman Munson award, which recognizes him for both his on-field contributions, as well as his charitable contributions through the Chris Canty Foundation.
In addition to Canty, New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia, New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis, retired New York Knicks point guard Greg Anthony and Olympic gold medal winner Aly Raisman are also honorees. Yankees pitcher David Phelps will also receive the second annual “Rising Star” Award.
The six will receive their awards at a gala remembering the former Yankees captain at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on February 5th. Proceeds from the event will benefit AHRC New York City, which helps support programs for children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Former honorees include, but are not limited to, Muhammed Ali, Yogi Berra, Mariano Rivera, Willis Reed, Walt Frazier, Earl Monroe, Patrick Ewing, Harry Carson, Jim Brown, Tom Seaver and Gary Carter.
For tickets and information on the Munson Awards Dinner call 212-249-6188.
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