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Athletes celebrate their mothers on social media

How baseball players across the country are celebrating their mothers.

In honor of Mother's Day, athletes across the country took to Twitter to celebrate and thank their mothers for their care and support over the years.

Major League Baseball players will wear pink on their uniforms. All of the proceeds from sales of Mother's Day merchandise will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Stand Up to Cancer.

Here's how some of the players paid tribute on Twitter:

The New York Yankees will retire Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey on Sunday afternoon. Jeter picked the day for his ceremony to honor his mother.

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