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Friday, March 20, 2020

Mets player Pete Alonso surprises terminal cancer patient with video call

NEW YORK (WABC)—Pete Alonso of the New York Mets made a video call to an 82-year-old lifelong fan recently diagnosed with terminal cancer.

New Mets skipper Luis Rojas also called to send some happy thoughts to Kathleen Selig.

Selig was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer.

 

QLE Posted: March 20, 2020 at 12:30 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: cancer, fans, luis rojas, pete alonso

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Connor Joe Undergoes Surgery For Testicular Cancer

Dodgers outfielder Connor Joe announced that he has undergone surgery after being diagnosed with testicular cancer. MLBTR extends its best wishes to him for a swift and complete recovery.

Joe, now 27, spent a brief stretch in the big leagues last year with the Giants. He was taken in the Rule 5 draft by the Reds and eventually traded on to the San Francisco organization. Joe logged his first big league hit with the Giants but struggled in eight games before being sent back to the Dodgers.

 

QLE Posted: March 19, 2020 at 12:54 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: cancer, connor joe

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

MLB bans two women after they flashed Gerrit Cole at World Series

Major League Baseball has banned two women from games indefinitely after they flashed Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole during Game 5 of the World Series. Julia Rose and Lauren Summer performed the act during the seventh inning of the contest. It was captured on camera.

MLB must have quickly reviewed that footage, because Summer received a letter from the league Sunday night. USA Today was able to confirm MLB sent the letter.

Rose and Summer were banned for “violating the fan code,” according to the note.

The two women claim they flashed Cole “for breast cancer.” They also did it in order to promote their business, a digital magazine called Shagmag.

QLE Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:02 AM | 21 comment(s)
  Beats: banishment, cancer, fans, gerrit cole

 

 

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