Red Sox’s John Farrell Details Cancer Fight: ‘Every Day Was My Game Day’


August 16, 2017

John Farrell went in for hernia surgery in August 2015. It was then the Boston Red Sox manager learned he had Stage 1 lymphoma.

Farrell missed the tail end of the Red Sox’s season as he underwent chemotherapy. It was a difficult time in the skipper’s life, but to his credit, Farrell faced the cancer head-on, which is a testament to his competitive spirit and unwavering fight.

Farrell discussed his battle with cancer Wednesday during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. You can check out his inspiring interview in the video above.

Thumbnail photo via Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports Images

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