Anthony Rizzo records his 1,500 career hit on Sunday {Courtesy @TalkinYanks}

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By: Matt Rothman

Parkland’s own Anthony Rizzo continues his incredible professional baseball career, setting a new milestone for the New York Yankees on Sunday. 

Rizzo, a 2007 graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, recorded his 1,500 career hit on Sunday with his 288th home run off his career for the only run in the Yankees’ 5-1 loss against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The powerful left-handed hitter is batting .300 this year with five home runs and has 11 RBIs. New York is set to continue their series on Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins. 

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Matt Rothman
Matt Rothman
Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism and then graduated from the University of Florida as a graduate student. He also works for the Mohave Valley Daily News in Bullhead City, Arizona covering high school sports.
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