When first baseman Anthony Rizzo caught the throw from third baseman Kris Bryant to clinch the World Series for the Cubs, he alertly stuffed the ball in his back pocket before celebrating. The ball is reportedly worth millions of dollars.
Rizzo, however, felt a debt of gratitude to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. So, during Friday’s championship parade as he was addressing the crowd, Rizzo gave the ball to Ricketts. Rizzo said, “It only feels right for me to hand this ball over to Mr. Ricketts ’cause this is part of history forever.”