R.A. Dickey to Receive Award at Thurman Munson Dinner Tonight

The newest member of the Tennessee Baseball Hall of Fame and current New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey will be presented with a "Thurman" at the 32nd Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City tonight. The gala benefits AHRC-New York City Foundation.

The Thurman Award is presented for success on the field of play and philanthropic works off of it. Dickey helps to operate the Ocala, Fla.-based Honoring the Father Ministries which provides medical supplies, powdered milk and baseball equipment to the impoverished in Latin American countries. 

Dickey also recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in early January, helping to raise over $100,000 for Bombay Teen Challenge and its Red Light District Outreach Mumbai effort.

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