NEW YORK – The Columbia baseball team has partnered with the Vs. Cancer Foundation to raise awareness and funds to fight children’s cancer. The partnership will culminate on April 23rd when Columbia hosts Fordham for a doubleheader at Robertson Field at Satow Stadium. Following the game, players and coaches will have their heads shaved to show their support for the Vs. Cancer Foundation and its goal to cure childhood cancer.

“Columbia Baseball is very excited to be partnered with Vs. Cancer this spring, along with Fordham Baseball on April 23,” said head coach Brett Boretti. “I want to thank Chase Jones for all his hard work and dedication for promoting this event here at Columbia and nationally with several other college baseball programs.”

Fans looking to join Columbia’s team in this fight can visit the Lions’ team page HERE or by clicking the link at the top of this page. Funds raised will go to support the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and the Columbia University Medical Center.

The Vs. Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving kids’ lives by empowering athletes and communities to fund lifesaving childhood cancer efforts. To learn more about the organization, its efforts throughout the country and its founder, Chase Jones, please visit their homepage at

And make sure to join Columbia, Fordham and the Vs. Cancer Foundation on April 23 at Robertson Field at Satow Stadium for some great baseball and haircuts!