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The Boston Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund

Stories that highlight the special relationship between the Red Sox and Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund.

Big Papi is a Big Hit for the Jimmy Fund

For Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patients, David Ortiz is more than just a baseball hero. He is a man who cares about those he reaches out to even when the cameras and microphones are nowhere in sight.
Dana Farber’s Sox co-captains Holt and Sandoval host patient at the ballpark
Jimmy Fund Co-Captains Brock Holt and Pablo Sandoval spent time with Dana-Farber patient, Max Mitchell.

Jimmy Fund Clinic patients visit the Boston Red Sox at Spring Training

Spring Training weekend in Fort Myers, Florida, lets Jimmy Fund Clinic patients gain freedom and friendships.
Boston Red Sox players Holt and Sandoval named Jimmy Fund Co-Captains
Boston Red Sox third basemen Brock Holt and Pablo Sandoval will serve as Jimmy Fund Co-Captains for the 2015 baseball season.

Red Sox rookies draw smiles and experiences at the Jimmy Fund Clinic

Boston Red Sox players visited patients at the Jimmy Fund Clinic as part of the Rookie Development Program.
Red Sox bring World Series trophies and smiles to Jimmy Fund Clinic
Three World Series trophies shared space with crayons and juice boxes as the Boston Red Sox surprised pediatric patients and families during a morning visit to the Jimmy Fund Clinic.

Middlebrooks named 2014 Rally for the Jimmy Fund spokesplayer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund announce that Boston Red Sox Third Baseman Will Middlebrooks is the 2014 Rally for the Jimmy Fund spokesplayer.
Father honors son by taking a swing against cancer
Eric Critchley did not achieve his childhood dream of making the Boston Red Sox, but recently he got to play on the very same diamond the Red Sox call home – hitting and fielding in honor of his late son, Tucker.

Opening Day at Fenway Park Hits a High Note

As part of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the partnership between the Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund during the home opener, the Jimmy Fund Chorus — comprised of more than 150 staff, former and current adult and pediatric patients, and their family members — assembled in the Fenway outfield for their major league debut.
Players from the 2004 World Series champion Red Sox surprise patients
Six members of the 2004 World Series champion Red Sox — pitchers Pedro Martinez, Tim Wakefield, and Keith Foulke, catcher Jason Varitek, outfielder Adam Hyzdu, and coach Brad Mills — made a surprise visit to Dana-Farber on September 24, 2012. The players chatted and posed for photographs with pediatric patients and their families in the Jimmy Fund Clinic, and with adult patients and their loved ones getting treatment in the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care.

Red Sox visit brings happiness to the holidays

The Boston Red Sox may not have ended the 2012 season at the top of the standings, but they remain a source of joy for Dana-Farber patients of all ages — even Yankees fans. Players and team mascot Wally the Green Monster, visited pediatric patients in the Jimmy Fund Clinic and adult patients in the Yawkey 10 infusion area.
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