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Anthony Rizzo on MLB teams wearing Stoneman Douglas caps on Friday: 'It's awesome'

Anthony Rizzo on MLB teams wearing Stoneman Douglas caps on Friday: 'It's awesome'

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pleased to learn that all 30 major-league teams will wear Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps to honor the 17 people who died in a shooting last week at his alma mater.

“I think it’s awesome,” Rizzo said Wednesday, less than one week after he spoke at a vigil in his hometown of Parkland, Fla. “It’s cool we get the support. The ties are deeper for me than the rest of the league, but it’s really neat that Major League Baseball is recognizing what happened in the country.”

Rizzo said he wasn’t contacted from anyone at MLB but is glad action was taken. The Cubs will wear the caps for Friday and Saturday’s games and then autograph them so...

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