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Rios wins Heart and Hustle Award for White Sox

CHICAGO -- Outfielder Alex Rios was named the White Sox winner of the Heart and Hustle Award, given annually by the Major League Baseball Players Association to a member of each team to honor active players who demonstrate a passion for baseball and embody the sport's values, spirit and tradition.

MLB honors a winner from all 30 teams before naming the final winner, which this year will be announced on Nov. 13 at the 13th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner in New York City. The event is the main fundraiser for the Legends for Youth Baseball Clinics, which help more than 10,000 children per year.

Rios was presented the award by hitting coach Jeff Manto, who played nine years in the Majors.

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CHI Full Game Coverage CAGO -- Outfielder Alex Rios was named the White Sox winner of the Heart and Hustle Award, given annually by the Major League Baseball Players Association to a member of each team to honor active players who demonstrate a passion for baseball and embody the sport's values, spirit and tradition.

MLB honors a winner from all 30 teams before naming the final winner, which this year will be announced on Nov. 13 at the 13th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner in New York City. The event is the main fundraiser for the Legends for Youth Baseball Clinics, which help more than 10,000 children per year.

Rios was presented the award by hitting coach Jeff Manto, who played nine years in the Majors.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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