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Yankees fans pay 'Sweet' tribute to Boston

NEED TO KNOW
  • Stadiums across the U.S. play 'Sweet Caroline' Tuesday
  • Neil Diamond song is traditionally played during Boston Red Sox games
The New York Yankees observe a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on April 16, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.

The Red Sox fiercest rivals, the New York Yankees, stood united with everyone in Boston last night.

The Yankees held of moment of silence in New York and then, at Yankee Stadium, the team played the Red Sox anthem "Sweet Caroline" and Yankees fans sang loud enough for everyone in Boston to hear them. 

Even Neil Diamond himself heard them. The "Sweet Caroline" singer tweeted:

Diamond also tweeted thanks to Miami, Atlanta, Chicago and Oakland for playing the song in their stadiums last night.

We've posted a link to the full video on our Facebook page.

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