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Jimmy Fund Captain

Each year, a Boston Red Sox player serves as the Jimmy Fund Captain, building awareness and support for the Jimmy Fund's mission to conquer cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Since 1953, one thing has remained constant for the Boston Red Sox baseball team — its role as champion for the Jimmy Fund.


The Jimmy Fund's fundraising event schedule is almost as busy as the Boston Red Sox game schedule — and despite the non-stop action of the summer baseball season, the team is always willing to lend a helping hand to its favorite charity.
Photo Galleries
The relationship that the Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund share is the longest standing and most extensive team-charity relationship in all of professional sports. These photo galleries feature some of our favorite moments.


Generations of Red Sox players — from Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski to Tim Wakefield and David Ortiz — have played a leading role in the Red Sox/Jimmy Fund allegiance.
Boston Red Sox/Jimmy Fund License Plates
Show pride for your hometown team every time you hit the road with a Boston Red Sox/Jimmy Fund License Plate.

Gifts for the Red Sox Fan

Delight your favorite Boston Red Sox fan with one of these great gifts. Your purchase will help the Jimmy Fund hit a grand slam against cancer.
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