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  1. Mets raising funds for cancer research

    Adam Rubin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Mets' family, who has been deeply affected by the cancer diagnosis of Shannon Forde the media relations department, joined Major League Baseball in making this announcement: Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs have organ...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  2. Charity-minded Chicago Cubs fans try to break curse with goat

    Doug Padilla

    A group of five men and a goat named "Wrigley" just completed a nearly 100-day walk from the Chicago Cubs' spring training complex in Mesa, Ariz., all the way to the ballpark on Clark and Addison with the main goal of raising money for cancer research.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  3. Jon Lester launches campaign against cancer

    ESPNBoston.com

    Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, who has been cancer-free for five years, discusses his new "Never Quit" campaign to fight children's cancer. Alongside Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation board member Rob Quish on Thursday, Lester launched NVRQT, "a r...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  4. Billy Butler of Kansas City Royals wins Hutch Award

    Billy Butler of the Kansas City Royals has won the Hutch Award, given annually to a major leaguer for his work on and off the field.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  5. Hear GM speak, benefit cancer research

    Adam Rubin

    Free on Tuesday night? Here's a great event that will allow you to hear Sandy Alderson up close for two hours, while benefiting cancer research. What: Ed Randall's Fans for the Cure presents its annual Mets Hot Stove Report, as Ed Randall intervie...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  6. Former New York Mets, Yankees OF Darryl Strawberry to run to top ...

    Darryl Strawberry will run to the top of the Empire State Building to raise money for cancer research.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  7. Cancer research group honors MLB commissioner Bud Selig with gran...

    A top cancer research organization is honoring baseball commissioner Bud Selig by making a grant in his honor.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  8. Mark Teahen's effort on, off field earns Hutch Award

    White Sox infielder Mark Teahen won the Hutch Award for contributions on and off the field.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2009
  9. Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester wins 2008 Hutch Award

    Jon Lester, who has recovered from cancer, clinched the World Series for the Red Sox in 2007 and threw a no-hitter last season, was selected as the recipient of the Hutch Award.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2008
  10. Drugmaker Bayer AG to donate $10 to cancer research for every str...

    Major league pitchers will soon have added incentive to strike out batters. Drugmaker Bayer AG will announce plans Wednesday to donate $10 to prostate cancer research for every strikeout during the regular season this year.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2008
  11. Fan's plan: donate ball to breast-cancer foundation

    A real estate investor who fought off five men to snag the ball launched by Barry Bonds in the ninth inning of Game 2 of the World Series has plans to donate it to a breast-cancer research foundation.

    PackageStory | October 22, 2002
  12. Ike charity event Sunday

    Adam Rubin

    Steve Moore/Associated PressIke DavisIke Davis will have a charity event Sunday night to benefit research to prevent childhood cancer. Here are the details, directly from Davis' publicist: Who: New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis and teammates, ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  13. Cliff Lee and wife, Kristen, lend quiet support for cancer hospit...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After their son's cancer treatment, Cliff and Kristen Lee made a $1 million donation to endow a chair in the doctor's specialty, providing support for research, education and training.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  14. Video: Danks shaves head for charity

    ESPNChicago.com

    White Sox pitcher John Danks shows his support for St. Baldrick's Foundation by having his head shaved. Teammate Mark Buehrle had the honor of shaving Danks' head. The foundation funds research to find cures for childhood cancers....

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  15. Davis makes his return to the mound

    Looking ahead to the key weekend matchups around the major leagues.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 22, 2008