Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Hess on his 2021 cancer diagnosis and returning to baseball

Sports Spectrum Podcast

Apr 13 2022 • 47 mins

David Hess is a professional baseball pitcher with the Tampa Bay Rays organization.

In October of 2021, Hess was diagnosed with cancer after tests revealed a cantaloupe-sized tumor pressing on his heart and lungs. Following months of chemo, David has been told by doctors that he is cured can resume baseball activities with the hope is that he will return to the pitching mound very soon.

Today on the podcast, we talk to David Hess about his cancer diagnosis, trusting in God upon hearing the news, the role his wife played in his recovery and his desire to return and pitch in a baseball game very soon.

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