CHICAGO (CBS) — It was an emotional night at Guaranteed Rate Field as Chicago police officers and firefighters honored two fallen Chicago heroes: Firefighter Juan Bucio and Police Commander Paul Bauer.
Commander Bauer’s daughter threw out a ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday night’s charity baseball game between police and firefighters.READ MORE: ATM Stolen From Logan Square Currency Exchange; Two Other Attempts Reported Nearby
Bucio’s two sons also took the pitcher’s mound before the game.READ MORE: Meat Loaf, Rock Superstar, 'Bat Out Of Hell' Singer, Has Died At 74
The annual fundraiser was dedicated to Bauer and Bucio, who both died in the line of duty this year.MORE NEWS: Center For COVID Control COVID-19 Testing Sites Will Not Be Reopening For Foreseeable Future, Illinois AG Says
The game raises money for the families of fallen police and firefighters.
Chicago Police Win 8-5 over the CFD! pic.twitter.com/1qQbIZfQMi
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