BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sewing machines at New Era Cap Co. on Friday began stitching American flags onto the caps major league baseball players will wear when they resume play next week.

That is so American I don’t even know what to do with myself. Once again, some simple little story brought tears to my eyes.

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