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Ten Years Later, Don Cooper Reflects On 9/11

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A hijacked commercial plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the landmark skyscraper Sept. 11, 2001 in New York. (SETH MCALLISTER/AFP/Getty Images)

A hijacked commercial plane approaches the World Trade Center shortly before crashing into the landmark skyscraper Sept. 11, 2001 in New York. (SETH MCALLISTER/AFP/Getty Images)

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(WSCR) Every American has their own story about Sept. 11, 2001, but White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper has a very unique perspective.

In addition to being a New York native, Cooper and the White Sox happened to be in New York City that day as the White Sox were in the midst of a series with the Yankees.

Suddenly, baseball was put on the back burner and the White Sox didn’t even know how — or when — they were going to be able to leave the city.

Cooper joined The Mully and Hanley Show on 670 The Score and reflected on that fateful day:

Listen: Don Cooper on The Mully and Hanley Show

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