Mark it down in your calendar – July 22, 2022 is officially Nazier Mule Day in the City of Paterson.

Mule, a fourth round draft pick by the Chicago Cubs in this week’s MLB Draft, announced Friday that he intends to sign a contract with the Cubs and forgo college to begin his professional baseball career.

Just outside of the historic Hinchliffe Stadium, Mule was showered with gifts, hugs and congratulations as the city he grew up in sent him off with a memorable celebration.

JSZ’ Jay Cook has the full story of Passaic Tech’s two-way star from Paterson: