Monday marks the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001.
In the Cubs first home game after the attacks, Sammy Sosa honored the United States by running around the bases with a mini American flag after he hit a home run.
In the Cubs' first home game after 9-11, Sammy Sosa was ready to honor the country if he homered. And he did. pic.twitter.com/BJKe3KZ1Qe— Bleacher Nation (@BleacherNation) September 11, 2017
And Lion wide receiver Golden Tate is honoring 9/11 victims by wearing custom cleats.
Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert, who said he’ll stand for the national anthem in support of the military, wore Pat Tillman-inspired cleats.
Tillman played for the Arizona Cardinals before he decided to join the army after the 9/11 attacks. He served several tours in combat before he died in the mountains of Afghanistan.
Here’s how some of Chicago sports teams and players honored the victims on Monday: