8-year-Old Luke Lang throws first pitch at Dodgers game in honor of Cancer Awareness Month

- Dodger’s third baseman Justin Turner invited a special guest to throw out the first pitch for Tuesday night’s game against the San Francisco Giants. 8-year-old Luke Lang who lives in Bellmore, New York, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was diagnosed in March 2013. He met Turner a few months after that, and the two have struck up a nice friendship ever since. 

In addition to throwing the first pitch, they went to Dave & Busters earlier in the day and came back with a huge rally banana. 

Tuesday night’s game is also “Justin Turner Bobblehead Night” at the ballpark, where the first 40,000 fans in attendance will receive the bobblehead.

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