By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
MLB remembers Sept. 11 with on-field tributes
Sept 11 Tributes Nati Heal
Fans pass a chalk drawing in memory of the Sept. 11, terrorist attacks as they approach Citi Field before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) - photo by Associated Press
Texas Rangers third base coach Gary Pettis still has vivid memories of that day 12 years ago, when two hijacked jets were flown into the World Trade Center towers. Back then, Pettis was a coach for the Chicago White Sox, who had arrived in town only a few hours earlier for a scheduled game that night against the New York Yankees. "You could smell the smoke.