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Two Peas in a Pod: The Star-Spangled Banner & Professional Baseball

The Star-Spangled Banner, our nation’s anthem, is proudly sung before each MLB baseball game – some performances more memorable than others of course.  However, when looking at all of the performances throughout baseball history, it is easy to forget that our national anthem was written 200 years ago!  The history of the Star-Spangled Banner in baseball is set apart from other professional sports – which may seem fitting since baseball is considered America’s pastime.  What better song to represent a sport so rich in tradition than our own national anthem?  Here’s a quick look at the history and fun facts More >