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Yankees give ‘sweet’ touching tribute to Boston

Posted: 10:58 AM, Apr 17, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-17 10:58:52-04

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Putting rivalry aside, the New York Yankees gave a touching tribute to the people of Boston with a Fenway tradition.

The Bronx Bombers played the Fenway favorite “Sweet Caroline” during the game, bringing fans to their feet to sing the Neil Diamond classic.

Diamond himself, was so touched by that, he took to Twitter where he thanked the Yanks for .

“Thank you New York Yankees for playing “Sweet Caroline” for the people of Boston.  You scored a home run in my heart. With respect, Neil”