Michael Weiner: The good fight

A triumph of spirit in the face of inoperable brain cancer for the MLBPA leader

Originally Published: November 21, 2012
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Michael Weiner was sitting in the AT&T Park stands for Game 1 of the World Series, marveling over Pablo Sandoval's three-homer performance with 42,854 other fans on a mild October night in San Francisco, when he gained a new appreciation for the demands of celebrity. Fox broadcaster Joe Buck held up a "Stand Up 2 Cancer" sign in his honor on national TV, and within moments, Weiner's phone began vibrating and well-wishers were making pilgrimages to his seat.

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