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Pitcher honored for pitching, charitable work

1/5/2004 - Roger Clemens

NEW YORK -- Six-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens will receive the Thurman Munson Award from the Association for the
Help of Retarded Children at the organization's dinner on Feb. 3.

Clemens, who recorded both his 300th career victory and 4,000th
strikeout last season, will be cited for his pitching career and
charitable work. The Roger Clemens Foundation has provided support
for a variety of charities benefiting children and other
organizations.

Other Munson Award recipients will be New York Giants wide
receiver Amani Toomer, and New York Jets tight end Anthony Becht.

The Association for the Help of Retarded Children is the largest
organization of its kind, serving 11,000 children and adults who
have mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain
injuries and other developmental disabilities.