Breslow Nominated For Roberto Clemente Award

September 17, 2013 4:14 PM
Breslow Nominated For Roberto Clemente Award
" BOSTON (CBS) – Craig Breslow has been a key part of the success of the Boston Red Sox bullpen this season, but he’s also been making some big contributions off the field.

Breslow was named as the Red Sox’ nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.

The 33-year-old lefthander has been a long-time advocate for pediatric oncology, establishing The Strike 3 Foundation in 2008 to raise awareness, cultivate support, and raise funds to help fight cancer in children. He oversees the daily operations of the foundation, which has raised more than $1.5 million.

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The fight against children’s cancer hits home for Breslow, whose sister was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at age 14 and has been a cancer survivor for 15 years.

But his contributions off the field doesn’t stop at Strike 3, as he is considered one of Boston’s most active players in the community "

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