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The Weekly: Trey Mancini, game changer for esophageal cancer, and more

April 2, 2021

The Weekly

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After a Year-Long Cancer Battle, Opening Day Has a Different Meaning for Trey Mancini

After a Year-Long Cancer Battle, Opening Day Has a Different Meaning for Trey Mancini

THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 (Sports Illustrated)—On the day he got the worst news of his life, Trey Mancini thought about how lucky he was.

That might not be your reaction if you were a 27-year-old Orioles first baseman coming off the best season of your career and you learned that you had colon cancer. But Mancini saw it differently.

“You’re not thinking about baseball or anything like that,” he says. “You just want to be alive.”

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