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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