Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs are recognizing and remembering the events of September 11, 2011, at ballparks in the American and National League Wednesday.
Teams that are home Wednesday are remembering the day with a moment of silence. There will also be ceremonies before games that recognize first responders and personnel from the public service sector. Ballparks are featuring a silhouetted ribbon that says “We Shall Not Forget.”
Players, coaches and umpires are also wearing caps with a side patch of the ribbon. The Toronto Blue Jays are home Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox, and the Blue Jays will wear caps that recognize the United States and Canada.
MLB will donate all of its royalties from the sale of the caps to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the Pentagon Memorial Fund, and Flight 93 National Memorial.
The Washington Nationals play at the first-place Minnesota Twins on Wednesday while the Baltimore Orioles host the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:05 p.m. at Camden Yards.
The Orioles were slated to host the Toronto Blue Jays on September 11, 2001, but all MLB games were called off that day after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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