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After honoring the victims and heroes of 9/11 on his cleats earlier in September, New York Mets star first baseman Pete Alonso announced he now plans to donate the game-worn cleans to the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

Alonso planned, ordered and paid for the entire team’s commemorative cleats that they wore on the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.

While Alonso is enjoying a historic rookie season full of incredible moments, this might be the best yet for the fan base, New York residents and baseball fans.

Matt Johnson
Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection