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Cubs Slugger Anthony Rizzo Sends Signed Jersey to Family Who Adopted ‘Rizzo the Dog’

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A promise is a promise!

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo made good on his word to send a free, signed jersey to the family who adopted a 1-year-old American Foxhound named “Rizzo the dog.”

“Keeping my promise @GMA. We got Rizzo the dog adopted by the amazing Lebensorger family so an autographed jersey is on the way. Thank You!” he captioned a Twitter photo of the smiling dog and a signed jersey on Tuesday.

The champion baseball player made the promise on a Good Morning America segment promoting dog adoptathon last week.

We need to get that one adopted. I guess whoever adopts that one I’ll somehow reach out and I’ll get them a signed jersey or something. So you get a free dog and a free jersey signed by me,” Rizzo said at the time.

We thank you, Anthony Rizzo, for finding ‘Rizzo’ a forever family and promoting animal adoption. Oh, yeah, and for leading the Cubs to their first World Series win in 108 years on Nov. 2.