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The New York Times honored the Cubs’ holiest relic with its own front page story headlined “A Souvenir for Anthony Rizzo, A Gift For All Cubs Fans Everywhere.” Tyler Kepner reported that “a week ago [the Cubs third baseman Kris] Bryant said, [Cubs first baseman Anthony] Rizzo had told him he wanted the final out to rest out in his glove­­— and when it did, would be so valuable he would never let it go. Sure enough, after Rizzo caught the throw and thrust his arms to the sky, he stuffed the ball in his pocket before bouncing off to start the party.”