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Bagging It for a Good Cause



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    SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 30: Aaron Rowand #33 of the San Francisco Giants stands in the dugout before their game against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park on August 30, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

    That gentleman bagging your groceries in San Francisco this  afternoon may look familiar.

    San Francisco Giants players Aaron Rowand, Jeremy Affeldt and team  president Larry Baer will join Major League Baseball Hall of Fame manager  Tommy Lasorda at a Safeway store in the city's Potrero Hill neighborhood at  noon for the store's annual fundraiser for prostate cancer research.

    Also participating will be Prostate Cancer Foundation CEO Dr.  Jonathan Simons, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center Chief  of Urologic Oncology Dr. Peter Carroll and Prostate Cancer Foundation founder  Michael Milken.

     The "Docs and Jocks for Cancer Research Celebrity Bagging" event  takes place at noon at the Safeway at 16th Street and Potrero Avenue.