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    Why the national anthem is played at sporting events

    Great piece of trivia to share with your friends and family.

    mental_floss Blog Why Do We Sing the National Anthem at Sporting Events?

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    Re: Why the national anthem is played at sporting events

    Great find! Its cool to see how things that are almost taken for granted first started out.



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    Re: Why the national anthem is played at sporting events

    Cool story. That is how tradition starts. That is why I am always against forced traditions. It's better if something just comes naturally.



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