March 13, 2015 11:09 AM EDT

On Thursday Will Ferrell set out to make history by playing all nine positions across five spring training games in one day in an effort to raise cancer awareness as part of an HBO documentary.

Ferrell will also be partnering with MLB.com to auction off the gear he wears throughout the stunt to raise money for cancer research.

This article originally appeared on SI.com

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