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Anthony Rizzo gets a 'bill' for damage to Wrigley Field's Budweiser sign — then a check from the beer company

Anthony Rizzo gets a 'bill' for damage to Wrigley Field's Budweiser sign — then a check from the beer company

This probably wasn’t the kind of Budweiser tab Anthony Rizzo had in mind.

Rizzo’s home run Wednesday night hit the “d” in Wrigley Field’s Budweiser sign over the right-field video board, knocking out some of its neon lights.

On Thursday, a mock invoice on Cubs letterhead “charged” the first baseman $10,473 for “repairs of damages caused to Cubs and Budweiser property.”

But in reality, Anheuser-Busch wrote a check for the same amount to Rizzo’s foundation, which supports families of pediatric cancer patients. An oversized check had “damage control” written in the memo field.

Rizzo’s three-run, 437-foot blast in Wednesday’s 8-4...

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