The Tampa Bay Rays on Friday paid
tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Monday marks the one year anniversary
of the shooting. Forty-nine people died and dozens were wounded when
a lone gunman opened fire on June 12 in the gay nightclub.
According to CBS
affiliate WFMY, Tampa native Amanda Grau, who survived the attack
despite multiple gunshot wounds, threw out the night's ceremonial
Friday was also Pride night at the
domed Tropicana Field, where the Rays defeated the Oakland Athletics
in front of 13,153 cheering fans.
The Rays also used the hashtag
#HonorThemWithAction on Twitter to remember the Pulse victims during
Friday night's game.
A number of events to remember the
victims and honor the survivors of the Orlando massacre are scheduled
to take place Monday throughout the Tampa Bay area.