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Lester with the Red Sox in 2009
|Boston Red Sox — No. 31|
|Born: January 7, 1984
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
|June 10, 2006 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||3.76|
He was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2006. He came back and made his first 2007 start. He started and also won the clinching game of the 2007 World Series against the Colorado Rockies.
- "Lester diagnosed with cancer". boston.com. http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2006/09/02/lester_diagnosed_with_cancer/?page=full. Retrieved 2013-02-02.
- "Survivor: Five Years After Cancer Diagnosis, Jon Lester Reflects". weei.com. http://www.weei.com/sports/boston/baseball/red-sox/alex-speier/2011/08/31/survivor-five-years-after-cancer-diagnosis-jon. Retrieved 2013-02-02.
Other websites [change]
- Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis