Softball crowd sings national anthem after being told it won’t be played

WMC Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee

When an official at a California softball game announced the national anthem wouldn’t be played before the championship, the crowd booed then stood up and sung the song themselves.

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The players stopped their warmups to face the American flag, which stood beyond the center-field wall

Honestly, I was shocked [when] the announcer stated, ‘There will be no anthem. Let’s just play softball,’” witness Tiffany Marquez told the Bee. “Within seconds, you could hear people in the crowd singing and the volume of their voices building. There I was, standing in the middle of a true testament to unity and patriotism.

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