Yankee Stadium Plays 'God Save The Queen' To Honor Manchester Attack Victims
Huffington Post - 9 months
The New York Yankees honored the victims of the recent deadly terrorist attack in Manchester by playing the U.K.’s national anthem at the start of Tuesday’s game.
Players, officials and fans stood as “God Save The Queen” echoed throughout Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, paying tribute to the 22 people killed and at least 59 others injured in the worst terrorist attack in the U.K. in over a decade.
The venue’s jumbo video screens displayed “Our thoughts and prayers to the victims in Manchester” alongside images of the U.K. flag and memorial candles during the tribute. “The Star-Spangled Banner” followed the U.K.’s anthem before the first pitch was thrown out for the game versus the Kansas City Royals.
Prior to 1st pitch, @Yankees & Royals hold a moment of silence & play "God Save the Queen" to honor the victims of the Manchester tragedy. pic.twitter.com/1VBDkdtnwo — YES Network (@YESNetwork) May 23, 2017
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