Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. visits children at Stony Brook University Hospital cancer center

Children at the center attend a Mets game each year. They will be at Citi Field on May 24 to root on the Amazin’s. (4/17/14)

STONY BROOK - New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. visited children at Stony Brook University Hospital’s cancer center Thursday.

“This is my opportunity to put smiles on faces off the field. I enjoy coming here,” Young told News 12.

Children at the center attend a Mets game each year. They will be at Citi Field on May 24 to root on the Amazin’s.

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Doctors and nurses say the visit lifted the spirits of the children he spoke with.

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