Yankees play 'Sweet Caroline' in Boston tribute
Posted at: 04/16/2013 8:55 PM
By: Associated Press | WHEC.com
The New York Yankees have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombings by playing the Fenway Park favorite "Sweet Caroline" at Yankee Stadium.
The popular sing-along song has been featured at Boston Red Sox home games since 2002.
The Yankees honored their longtime rivals by playing the Neil Diamond hit over the public-address system after the third inning of Tuesday night's game against Arizona. Yankees fans sang along, and some people in the crowd wore Red Sox hats and jerseys.
A ribbon was shown on the scoreboard displaying the insignia of the Red Sox and Yankees and the words: "New York stands with Boston ... Pray for Boston."
There also was a pregame moment of silence.