Jul 4, 2001
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The AMA presented Cincinnati Reds star outfielder Ken Griffey, Jr. with the Hazel Kolb Brighter Image Award June 29, recognizing Griffey's involvement in motocross with his seven-year-old son Trey. AMA President Rob Rasor presented Griffey with the award in pre-game ceremonies at Cincinnati's Cinergy Field. Rasor was quoted in an AMA press release as saying, "By supporting Trey's interest in motocross, Ken shows that motorcycling is a family activity." Griffey told reporters that in addition to currently owning several motorcycles that he has been riding since he was 11 years old.