The New York Yankees evoked Neil Diamond to pay tribute to the victims of Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon.
The club played Sweet Caroline at the end of the third inning during Tuesday night's 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, co-opting the Fenway Park singalong for just one night. The tune followed a moment of silence for the victims of the two blasts.
Diamond's 1969 hit has been a staple at Boston Red Sox home games for at least 15 years, played during the bottom of the eighth inning as fans of the Olde Towne Team join in on the chorus - all the more raucously if the Sox are leading.
Tuesday night, the iconic "Da-DAH-dah-dah!" was heard in the Bronx, and throughout baseball as many other clubs followed suit after the Yankees announced their tribute. And outside Yankee Stadium, the club unfurled a "United We Stand" banner with the logos of the two clubs.