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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.

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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.

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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.

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Thursday, the day after the shooting, Rizzo left Cubs spring training to return home to South Florida.