Found April 16, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
The New York Yankees more than put aside their rivalry with the Boston Red Sox to support the city in the wake of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings. A banner hanging in front of Yankee Stadium displayed a message that said, “United We Stand,” in between logos of the Red Sox and Yankees. The Yankees also played “Sweet Caroline” after the third inning of Tuesday’s 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks, and they held a moment of silence. “Sweet Caroline” has been played during the eighth inning of Red Sox games since 2008. Song performer and writer Neil Diamond was appreciative of New York’s gesture: Thank you NY Yankees for playing ‘Sweet Caroline’ for the people of Boston. You scored a home run in my heart. With respect, Neil #OneBoston — Neil Diamond (@NeilDiamond) April 17, 2013 Below is a video of the song being played at Yankee Stadium: Your browser does not support iframes. I was honestly a little disappointed that the fans shown in the video weren’t more enthusiastic about the song.
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