Diamondbacks and Mets Honor Fallen Arizona Firefighters

Kenny DorsetDirector of Social MediaJuly 2, 2013

Jul 1, 2013; Flushing, NY,USA;  A jersey hangs in the Arizona Diamondbacks dugout at Citifield to honor the Yarnell, Arizona firefighters who lost their lives fighting the Yarnell wildfire.   Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports
Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sport

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Mets both hung No. 19 "Yarnell" jerseys in their dugouts during Monday's game to honor the 19 Prescott firefighters who died fighting a blaze outside of Yarnell, Arizona Sunday, as Holly Yan, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Jason Hanna of CNN report

The Diamondbacks will also wear a memorial patch on their jersey for the rest of the season, according to Nate Scott of USA Today