Cleveland Indians Players Shave Heads To Support Teammate’s Daughter With Leukemia

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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The past few weeks have been extremely difficult for the Cleveland Indians’ Mike Aviles.

Earlier in May, the utility player’s four-year-old daughter Adriana was diagnosed with Leukemia and has been receiving treatment at the Cleveland Clinic. Adriana will begin chemotherapy soon, and in stirring show of support for the young girl, Indians players have decided to also shave their heads.

“It’s a team thing,” second baseman Jason Kipnis told “It started with Mike’s daughter because of what she’s going through. Unfortunately, she’s going to be losing her hair soon from chemotherapy and we all wanted to join in. Numerous guys have told him that if he needs anything at anytime that they’ll be there for him.”


This is what it’s all about. At the end of the day sports don’t mean anything of you don’t have friends and family to enjoy them with.


[h/t: Bro Bible,]

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