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Magical Dodger day for Chris Ramirez

The Bay Area teen, who is battling brain cancer, gets to meet his hero Manny

Updated: March 6, 2010, 5:53 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The first clue it would be a different sort of day at Camelback Ranch came in the morning, when someone noticed the white jersey hanging in the previously empty locker, with the name Ramirez and the number 24 on the back. The first thought was that Manny was once again being Manny, switching back to the familiar digits he wore for all those years in Boston, until the reminder came that not even a dreadlocked superstar is big enough to bring Walter Alston's number out of retirement.

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