While nothing could possibly lessen the horrendous impact of that day, many local teams jumped in to help however they could. The Bowie Baysox (a team covered by the newspaper company) donated 50 percent of ticket proceeds from their July 19 game to the Capital Gazette Families Fund and the Capital Gazette Memorial Scholarship Fund.
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Issue 250: December 2018 / January 2019