By Matt Snyder
In one of the best sporting moments in memory, a baseball game was transcended by national patriotism Sunday night. Players on the field were competing in a baseball game -- heated rivals, in fact -- but when news of Osama Bin Laden being killed spread throughout Citizen's Bank Park Sunday night via handheld devices and word of mouth, USA chants erupted. It was truly a testament to how, despite our many differences, we are all bound together in this great country.
I linked the video into 3 up, 3 down late Sunday night because I figured it would be pulled like every other MLB video on YouTube. But Monday morning, MLB.com announced it would not use a copyright claim to pull the video, citing historical importance and a lack of impact on the game. (Eric Fisher on Twitter)
Watch the video below, and I highly recommend going to "Proud to be an American" right when you're done. It brings everything full circle.
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