Instant Replay: Seven-Year Old With Cancer Fulfills ‘Ultimate Wish’

Jun 26, 2022, 3:45 PM
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 25: Trey Mancini #16 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with Jorge Mateo #3 and Cedric Mullins #31 after scoring a run in the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on June 25, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Baltimore defeated Chicago 6-2.

SALT LAKE CITY – The Chicago White Sox gave Beau Dowling the thrill of a lifetime when he was able to run the bases prior the the White Sox-Orioles game on Saturday, June 25.

The seven-year old Dowling was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer after battling neuroblastoma as a toddler.

According toe, Dowling was diagnosed with neuroblastoma as a toddler. Stem cell transplants and multiple rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy helped the youngster fight the high-risk cancer. Recently, Beau was diagnosed with thyroid cancer for the second time.

After running the bases, Baltimore Orioles outfielder and colon cancer survivor Trey Mancini took a moment to speak with Beau, his parents and six siblings.

Along with running the bases in a “Home Run For Life” ahead of the game, Dowling threw out the first pitch and enthusiastically declared “Play Ball” to kickstart the game.

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