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Cardinals Legend Anthony Reyes is fighting fires in Los Angeles - A Hunt and Peck

Hero on the field, hero off the field

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St. Louis Cardinals legend Anthony Reyes is taking his heroics off the field. With the latest set of wild fires tearing through California, Reyes was needed to perform his post-baseball duties: fighting fires. According the Jen Langosch of

Reyes graduated from the fire academy in March, at which time he joined the LA County Fire Department. It marked the completion of a lifelong goal for the former pitcher, who grew up in a family of firefighters...

Reyes, a member of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, is among the hundreds of firefighters who are trying to control a series of wildfires engulfing the metro area. Reyes was on duty Wednesday night into Thursday, when winds were gusting over 70 mph.

While we will always remember Reyes for these heroics (and of course, those socks)...

many others will remember his bravery in the face of real danger. Be safe, Anthony!

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