The Tampa Bay Rays honored Marsha Smith-Hill, who was diagnosed with Stage 2 triple negative breast cancer in September, 2011, before Saturday’s game against the Orioles. Smith-Hill threw a solid first pitch to Tim Beckham, and was stunned to see her brother – NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith – run onto the field to hand her a bouquet of flowers.
Emmitt Smith said the family made sure to keep his appearance a surprise, and the two sibilings shared a touching moment on the field.
Marsha Smith-Hill beat cancer.
Today we surprised her with her brother @EmmittSmith22! pic.twitter.com/iSrUb2s8eu
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) June 24, 2017
Thanks @RaysBaseball for honoring my sister! It was a special day at the ball field! #BeatCancer https://t.co/E0RjfZ7Wff
— Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22) June 25, 2017
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