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The players on the University of Louisville baseball team will be wearing patches on their hats in honor of late boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

By SI Wire
June 08, 2016

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The players on the University of Louisville baseball team will be wearing patches on their hats in honor of late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, the school announced Wednesday. 

Ali, who passed away on June 3, was born and raised in Louisville, Ky., getting his start in boxing at the age of 12.

His public memorial service will be held at the KFC Yum! Center in downtown Louisville on Friday.

The patch on the hats displays the name Ali in block lettering.

NYC’s West 33rd Street temporarily renamed ‘Muhammad Ali Way’

The Cardinals are currently playing in the NCAA Super Regionals against UC Santa Barbara. 

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