Why the Red Sox play ‘Sweet Caroline’

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During a Red Sox game held after the Boston Marathon bombings, Neil Diamond surprised the crowd with a live performance of his hit “Sweet Caroline,” which plays during the 8th inning of every game. Why? Johnny gets an explanation from Amy Tobey, the former music director of the Red Sox and the first person to ever play the song at Fenway.

Diamond sings ‘Sweet Caroline’

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