Life can be full of surprises and sometimes not always pleasant. For Chicago White Sox pitcher Liam Hendriks, that surprise came in the form of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It was undoubtedly a difficult time for him, but he showed a tremendous amount of strength and resilience in the face of adversity. Despite the tough journey, Liam’s unrelenting spirit never wavered, even for a heartbeat. He persevered through the grueling rounds of chemotherapy and, finally, experienced a moment of celebration. 

In a video on his Instagram, Liam rang the victory bell to mark the completion of his final round of treatment. In a heartfelt message alongside the video, he expressed gratitude to all those who supported him along the way. 

Liam Hendriks has a heartfelt message for all who supported him 


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Liam Hendriks is truly a light of hope. Despite the challenges he faced on his journey to recovery, he continued to show up to the bullpen, doing what he loves: playing baseball. 

And now, the slugger has completed his final round of chemotherapy. The 34-year-old has a heartfelt message for those who have been alongside him on his journey. The phenomenal pitcher expressed his gratitude to the medical team, wife, family, friends, and fans. 


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He reflected on the past five months, describing them as “both the quickest and the slowest” of his life. He thanked his team of doctors and nurses for their care. “No words can express the gratitude I have for them saving my life.” 

Liam’s message to his wife was particularly touching, as he expressed his appreciation for love and being with him every step of the way. “To my wife: You came to every single appointment. You held my hand every step of the way. You were my voice of confidence and always made sure I felt loved and safe throughout it all. I love you.”

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He also thanked his family, friends, and fans for their encouragement, noting that their supporting hand on his shoulder made an important difference in his journey. 

Chicago White Sox fans are thrilled at the pitcher’s prospective return and recovery 

MLB’s official page posted the video to their Instagram and welcomed him back. And fans are thrilled at his prospective return and are pouring in their love for him. 

“Closed Cancer Like it Was Nothin”

“things you LOVE to see: this”

“so happy he’s doing good now”


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“God is good. Can’t wait to see him back on the field slinging it ❤️”

“can’t wait to see him tearing up again”

“Amazing! 💚”


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It’s truly great news that one of baseball’s greatest players is going to be back and take the field yet again with his radiant love for baseball!