Yankees play 'Sweet Caroline' in Boston tribute

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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."

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