Players dye facial hair pink to raise breast cancer awareness

Updated: May 7, 2008, 8:56 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Nick Swisher wasted no time making his mark on the Chicago White Sox. On Wednesday, he added a pink twist.

Swisher, pitcher John Danks and backup catcher Toby Hall dyed their facial hair hot pink in an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer and pay tribute to Mother's Day.

"Obviously, mothers are huge in our lives and cancer affects a lot of us," said Swisher, acquired in an offseason trade with Oakland.

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