Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, February 25, 2013

Steve Garvey diagnosed with cancer

Former Dodgers first base great Steve Garvey, a 10-time All-Star and 1974 National League MVP, is battling prostate cancer.

Garvey said that his prostate was removed at UCLA Medical Center in October after his cancer was diagnosed the previous month and that he now hopes to devote a considerable amount of his time to prostate cancer awareness.

Cabbage Posted: February 25, 2013 at 01:06 AM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cubs, dodgers, padres

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. jyjjy Posted: February 25, 2013 at 03:53 AM (#4375497)
I understand the appeal of the story but posting it twice is a bit much.
   2. Jack Carter, calling Beleaguered Castle Posted: February 25, 2013 at 04:18 AM (#4375500)
I... don't. Why post it at all?
   3. RMc and the Acevedo Naysayers: Reunion Tour 2016! Posted: February 25, 2013 at 07:48 AM (#4375521)
His cancer should be taken away.

Seriously.
   4. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: February 25, 2013 at 09:29 AM (#4375549)
Guess he's a clubhouse cancer after all.

(Feel better, Steve.)
   5. Ron J2 Posted: February 25, 2013 at 09:37 AM (#4375557)
RMc, congratulations for hitting the right note -- while using a tried and true BBTF meme.
   6. Cabbage Posted: February 25, 2013 at 11:51 AM (#4375640)
Was this a repost? my bad.
   7. Der-K eats all pumpkin everything Posted: February 25, 2013 at 12:04 PM (#4375648)
Nicely done, RMc.
   8. Yeaarrgghhhh Posted: February 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM (#4375670)
Yes -- #3 was well done.
   9. Famous Original Joe C Posted: February 25, 2013 at 01:49 PM (#4375736)
Anyone here go through this? My father just had the surgery last week.
   10. Mayor Blomberg Posted: February 25, 2013 at 03:08 PM (#4375791)
Yes, last year, Joe. Email offline if you want to talk, my address should be up to date. So much depends on the path report, tho, and I'm guessing it's not out yet.
   11. RMc and the Acevedo Naysayers: Reunion Tour 2016! Posted: February 25, 2013 at 07:48 PM (#4375997)
Do I finally get a Primey, boss?
   12. Ron J2 Posted: February 26, 2013 at 11:09 AM (#4376280)
#11 We should plan to line up the Primeys with the Oscars. Consider my post #3 as a nomination for best use of a BBTF meme.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Adam S
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP - 2016 February 8: There’s baseball, politics … and real problems
(1518 - 2:35am, Feb 12)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogEx-MLB commissioner Bud Selig to teach at Arizona State's law school
(38 - 1:31am, Feb 12)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogKeith Law: 2016 ranking of all 30 farm systems (INSIDER)
(52 - 12:54am, Feb 12)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogOT: Soccer Thread - February 2016
(143 - 11:27pm, Feb 11)
Last: frannyzoo

NewsblogLorenzo Cain and A.J. Pollock Sign Atypical Contracts | FanGraphs Baseball
(1 - 10:42pm, Feb 11)
Last: Drexl Spivey

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - February 2016
(707 - 9:19pm, Feb 11)
Last: Athletic Supporter was shiny, now he's all rusted

NewsblogHall of Fame voters exhibit a clear anti-recency bias.
(7 - 8:16pm, Feb 11)
Last: Ulysses S. Fairsmith

NewsblogMLB New data results show high school baseball similar to MLB
(1 - 8:09pm, Feb 11)
Last: Belfry Bob

NewsblogBrian Kenny: HALL OF FAME'S ANTI-RECENCY BIAS
(62 - 7:24pm, Feb 11)
Last: CrosbyBird

NewsblogThe Uncertain Timetable for Cord-Cutting in Baseball's Future
(67 - 7:03pm, Feb 11)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogThe Crack in the Defensive Spectrum
(42 - 5:38pm, Feb 11)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogDeveloping The baseballr Package For R – The Hardball Times
(2 - 4:27pm, Feb 11)
Last: Ron J

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 2-11-2016
(30 - 2:59pm, Feb 11)
Last: vortex of dissipation

NewsblogMLB's top five smartest offseason moves | MLB.com
(27 - 2:06pm, Feb 11)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1990 Discussion
(29 - 1:36pm, Feb 11)
Last: ThickieDon

Page rendered in 0.2814 seconds
47 querie(s) executed