The NIASHF would like to congratulate Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs on winning his fourth Gold Glove Award!

Nov 13, 2020 288

After making a highlight-reel grab, the Cubs’ infielders know they just have to get the baseball into the vicinity of first base most of the time. Anthony Rizzo will take care of the rest. Rizzo’s skills as a defender paid off again on Sunday night, when he was the recipient of the 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for first base in the National League. It marked the third Gold Glove of Rizzo’s career and his second in a row.

“They mean a lot, they really do,” Rizzo said during the Gold Glove Awards show on ESPN2. “Especially to my mom and dad. My dad, especially. He is the biggest critic of my defense. The hitting comes and goes, but defense is pretty much the one thing that you can control every single day. And if I ever make an error, he’s mad, and he’ll talk to me about it.”

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