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Sweeney visits Hutch School

Students meet 2007 Hutch Award winner, five-time baseball All Star

Sept. 21, 2009
Mike Sweeney

Five-time All Star Mike Sweeney, winner of the 2007 Hutch Award, visited Hutch School with the Mariner Moose.

Photo by Ben Van Houten

Mike Sweeney, past Hutch Award winner and current Seattle Mariner, spent time talking with the students at Hutch School last week. Accompanying him—the Mariner Moose.

Five-time All Star Sweeney was the recipient of the 2007 Hutch Award, which is given annually to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire of baseball great Fred Hutchinson, both on and off the field.

Hutch School is a fully accredited K-12 school program sponsored by the Hutchinson Center and the Seattle Public Schools. Its mission is to serve patients (and their family members) receiving treatment at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.