I never knew of this story. Grateful for Jaxon and grateful to Cliff and Kristen Lee.
Cliff Lee, who will start Game 2 of the National League Division Series for the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, has since become a Cy Young winner, one of the most respected pitchers in baseball and the object of an intense free agent bidding sweepstakes last fall. But Jaxon Lee is the bigger success story. He endured multiple rounds of chemotherapy and survived a dangerous relapse thanks to a then-experimental stem cell transplant from an umbilical cord. He has been cancer-free since and officially in remission for several years.
See the entire article on ESPN.com here: Cliff Lee and wife, Kristen, lend quiet support for cancer hospital in Arkansas – ESPN.