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Real Men Wear Pink: Boston’s Stars Among Many Swinging Away at Cancer

Published by on May 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

As we all know, yesterday we all celebrated Mother's Day. Since all 30 teams had scheduled games, making a day to spend with their mothers impossible, Major League Baseball had something different in mind.

The MLB has been issuing pink bats on Mother's Day for some time now, but I feel that it has never meant more than this year. It is not only a great thing to do for Major League ballplayers, but it has become a fashion statement.

The Pink bats are issued on Mother's Day as part of the "Going To Bat Against Breast Cancer" program to help raise awareness about breast cancer, which is the second most common cancer in all the world.

Among women in the United States, breast cancer is the most common cancer a...

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