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More Than A Game

Former Vermont Mountaineers teammates Pat Wiese, Cody Brown change course after cancer diagnoses... Continue reading..

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74 Miles for 74 Days-Cancer survivor Patrick Wiese bikes for charity

Less than a year after this report, former Le Moyne baseball player Patrick Wiese has made monumental steps in his recovery. Once the MVP of the Le Moyne baseball team, Wiese was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma cancer in his right knee the summer before his senior season. After that, Wiese faced a total knee replacement and months of intense chemotherapy. We watched on CNY Central as Wiese worked through his rehabilitation, struggling to simply turn the pedals on a stationary bicycle... Continue reading..

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The first pitch and Pat Wiese: Baseball, cancer - and a sense of mission

A few days ago, Pat Wiese took a call from Jason Smorol, general manager of the Syracuse Chiefs. Smorol wondered if Pat would throw out the first pitch Friday at NBT Stadium, where the Chiefs were about to play Pawtucket in their first playoff game in Syracuse in 20 years. Pat said sure, but he had an idea for sharing the moment. At Christian Brothers Academy, his high school baseball coach was Tom Dotterer. "I knew him since eighth grade, and he was such a crucial part of helping me to grow up in high school," Pat said. "He had the capacity to teach you as a person and to help you become a man." Continue reading..

A True Champion On and Off the Field

At TD Ameritrade we believe in promoting strong values and being a positive influence in our home communities. That's why we created our Fan's Choice Award and couldn't be more excited to announce this year's winner--Pat Wiese. Continue reading..

Pat Wiese | 2014 NE-10 Man of the Year

Wiese was recently named the recipient of the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby Fan's Choice Award, and was honored at the College Home Run Derby in Omaha, NEB in July. The Event was broadcast live on ESPN.
This award recognizes college baseball players who excel beyond the diamond and whose leadership inspires others. The 16 Finalists up for consideration in 2014 demonstrate integrity in all aspects of life, stay active in their community and are dedicated in the classroom Continue reading..

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Former Mountaineers star returns to the field after beating cancer

Patrick Wiese throws out the first pitch and raises money for his cancer research fund Continue reading..

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Returning from a bigger battle

Last season while playing for the Vermont Mountaineers, Patrick Wiese was experience excruciating pain in his knee. It turns out the 21 year old had a rare form of bone cancer. The tumor ended his baseball career, but for one night Wiese was back out on the diamond. Wiese was invited by the Mountaineers to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Friday night's game against Laconia. Wiese's tumor was removed back in October along with his knee, femur, some tendons and ligaments. You wouldn't know it by the strike he threw on that first pitch. All night, money was raised for The Patrick Wiese Foundation to support research as well as helping cancer patients and their families. What Patrick is doing now is greater than the game of baseball, but he sure felt good being back at Montpelier Recreation Field.. Continue reading..

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Fundation Fun Run 2014

The Patrick Wiese Foundation hosted our first annual Foundation Fun Run. The turnout and support from the community was absolutely incredible.

Thank you everyone very, very much!

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7-year-old durham boy launches 'pennies for pat' fund to help cousin with cancer

A 7-year-old boy in Durham is turning anger into action. He is raising money, not for a new bike, or a new video game, but for cancer research. He says he felt angry and helpless when he learned his cousin was diagnosed with cancer. However, now he is doing something about it because he says he had to do something. "Cancer is these little bad guys and we don't know how they got in, and they set up a hideout and the doctors took the hideout out and they put in some ninjas and that's chemo and they just kill anything that's in the way," said Cooper Wiese, founder of "Pennies for Pat." Continue reading..

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Reynolds represents Le Moyne through team effort

Senior Nate Reynolds has played baseball since the ripe age of three. He’s got the skill, the talent and the determination needed to be a star on the Le Moyne baseball team. Despite all these talents, it is his off-field contributions to fellow teammate and friend, Pat Wiese, that have proven him to be more than just another star, but a team player. I caught up with Reynolds to chat about the “Pray for Pat” celebration and his dedication to helping out his teammates. Continue reading interview..