Anslee, still on chemo, throws first pitch
Anslee LeBlanc, 3, waves to fans at Finch Field in a motorcade last week that consisted of several groups of bikers. LeBlanc was diagnosed at 18 months with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and will continue to go through chemotherapy until February.
As the guest of honor for the night, Anslee threw out the first pitch.
Anslee and her parents, Mary and Guy LeBlanc, in May traveled to Disney World courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The 3-year-old continues to gain recognition for her resiliency in the face of great obstacles. When she lost her hair while undergoing chemotherapy, the little girl who fashions herself as a “princess” found another interest — baseball.
"I tried to put a little tomboy in her," Guy LeBlanc told the Times at a Make-A-Wish celebration in April. "Whenever I have her during the day before I go to work, she's outside riding her dune buggy, getting dirty, getting in sand."
If everything goes well with her treatment, which is scheduled until February, Anslee will eventually visit her doctor just once a month. After five years of