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Friends and Neighbors: Marlins infielder Dee Gordon teams with Parkinson’s fundraiser

April 7, 2015 6:25 PM
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Friends and Neighbors: Marlins infielder Dee Gordon teams with Parkinson’s fundraiser

Miami Marlins infielder Dee Gordon is challenging himself to steal as many bases as he can this month, and it’s all for a good cause. He has teamed up with the Blechman Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in a partnership to promote awareness and raise money for research.

“Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder, and base stealing places a premium on movement,” said David Blechman, president of the Blechman Foundation in a news release. “Dee Gordon is a champion base stealer, and because Parkinson’s disease steals so much from its victims in terms of motor control...

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