PARKLAND (CBSMiami) – Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was saddened to hear about the tragic shooting at his former high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, in Parkland, Florida.READ MORE: World War II-Era Plane Crashes Into Ocean Filled With People During Cocoa Beach Air Show
Rizzo was not only a baseball standout at MSD, but he also played football under assistant coach Aaron Feis, who died a hero after shielding students from the shooter.
According to ESPN, Rizzo had recently donated $150,000 to MSD.
Rizzo was drafted by the Boston Redsox out of Stoneman Douglas in the 6th round in 2007.MORE NEWS: 'You Have Just Declared War On First Amendment In Florida': Sen. Shevrin Jones Blasts Gov. DeSantis For Signing 'Anti-Riot' Bill Into Law
Thursday, the day after the shooting, Rizzo left Cubs spring training to return home to South Florida.