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'47 x Jimmy Fund 1947 was a memorable year in Boston for sports and science. While the D’Angelo brothers were selling the first official MLB pennant around the iconic Fenway Park, Sidney Farber was conducting revolutionary cancer research less than a mile away. That year, sports lifestyle brand Twins Enterprise (now ’47) and the world renowned Dana-Farber Cancer Institute were formed, respectively. In 1948, Farber established the first research program in chemotherapy for children. Inspired by the publicized story of a young cancer patient, Einar Gustafson (“Jimmy”), and his hospital conversations during visits from Boston Braves’ players, a grassroots movement...