Berra will receive the Munson Legend Award, given to the Yankees icon in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 championship.
Teixeira is one of four players receiving “Thurmans,” awarded based on success on the field and through philanthropic work off the field.
Here are some more details.
Who: The honorees – Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra (Legend Award); Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira; Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey; Basketball Hall of Famer/ St. John’s and Warriors guard Chris Mullin; Georgetown/NBA star center Dikembe Mutombo (all accept Thurman Munson Awards); Mets infielder Daniel Murphy (inaugural Thurman Rising Star Award); Robert Tillis, Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Bag and Paper Co., Inc., (Corporate Hero); Thurman’s widow Diana Munson.
What: The 32nd annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner to benefit AHRC New York City Foundation
Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 42nd Street, New York City
When: Tuesday night, January 31, 2012
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