NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombings by playing the Fenway Park favorite "Sweet Caroline" at Yankee Stadium.
The popular sing-along song has been featured at Boston Red Sox home games since 2002.
The Yankees honored their longtime rivals by playing the Neil Diamond hit over the public-address system after the third inning of Tuesday night's game against Arizona. Yankees fans sang along, and some people in the crowd wore Red Sox hats and jerseys.
A ribbon was shown on the scoreboard displaying the insignia of the Red Sox and Yankees and the words: "New York stands with Boston ... Pray for Boston."
There also was a pregame moment of silence.
Thank you NY Yankees for playing 'Sweet Caroline' for the people of Boston. You scored a home run in my heart. With respect, Neil #OneBoston— Neil Diamond (@NeilDiamond) April 17, 2013