'Pitch for the Cure' hits close to home

Updated: December 3, 2009, 5:00 PM ET
By Garland Cooper | ESPN RISE

From the outside looking in, it seems like any other softball tournament. At first glance, it's hard to see the hope and inspiration that the annual Pitch for the Cure provides.

The Springdale, Ark.-based tournament is dedicated to creating awareness and raising money for breast cancer. Teaming with the Ozark Komen Foundation, the tournament has raised $62,000 since its inception in 2005.

"We wanted to do something more than a softball tournament," ...

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