Anthony Rizzo — self-proclaimed glass case of emotions — still can’t control the feels.
The Cubs All-Star first baseman spoke Friday at the team’s World Series victory parade. After thanking multiple members of the Cubs organization, he turned his attention to David Ross, Chicago’s 39-year-old backup catcher who plans to retire this offseason.
Ross has been a mentor to many of these young Cubs, and his impact on them is clear.
“He’s taught me a lot in life,” Rizzo said, his voice quivering. “On the field, off the field, how to be a better person. I’m forever grateful for him.” …