The Kansas City Royals held Breast Cancer Awareness Day at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, May 14, 2017. The club teamed up with Major League Baseball and Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City to honor breast cancer survivors and raise awareness for the disease. Activities included a special first pitch, recognition for the honorary bat girl and select survivors were featured on the field.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure was launched in 1982 with a goal to bring a network of breast cancer survivors and activists together to fight to save lives and raise awareness for breast cancer. Since its inception, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has invested more than $1 billion to fulfill this mission of fighting against breast cancer.