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Indians honor 8-year-old cancer survivor [Video]

Michael Parker is in remission after a blood cancer diagnosis in October 2021. He was the guest of honor Thursday at Victory Field.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Indians made a very special addition to their roster Thursday at Victory Field.

The team signed 8-year-old Michael Parker to a one-day contract before their game against St. Paul. He was diagnosed with blood cancer last October and is currently in remission at the Ronald McDonald House in Indianapolis. 

(NOTE: The video in the player above is from a previous story on “Eli the Bat Dog” at Victory Field.)

The Indians teamed with Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana to not only bring Parker to his first baseball game ever, they made it a day he’ll never forget. 

In addition to the special contract, Parker was given a personalized Indianapolis Indians “Circle City” jersey and hat, along with a personalized Marvel Loki jersey that was signed by the team …

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