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Jul 4, 2001

AMA Honors Baseball Star Griffey For Doing What All Good Dads Do

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.