MLB: Players to sport blue ribbons, caps to raise prostate cancer awareness
- MLB will try to increase awareness about prostate cancer and raise funds
- The players and on-field personnel are set to wear the symbolic blue ribbon
- The funds will be donated to prostate cancer foundations
The players and on-field personnel are set to wear the symbolic blue ribbon on their uniforms along with blue wristbands. Commemorative base jewels and dugout lineup cards are also blue.
Meanwhile, players will also wear caps, with blue ribbon, designed to help the initiative and propagate awareness.
The funds collected from the sales of the special caps and apparels will be donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer.
Players have the option to wear multi-pattern blue-dyed socks, light blue compression sleeves, batting gloves, wrist/elbow/leg guards and catcher's equipment.