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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
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   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 is organizationalwide! Posted: February 25, 2013 at 07:48 AM (#4375521)
His cancer should be taken away.

   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 is organizationalwide! 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.

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