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Watch the Cleveland Orchestra and the Game 7 crowd unite to perform the national anthem

As if it weren't enough to be home to both one of the world's best baseball teams and one of the world's best basketball teams, Cleveland also boasts one of the world's finest orchestras. Game 7 of the World Series gave the Indians the perfect opportunity to call upon the talents of their world-class musician neighbors.

The string section of the Cleveland Orchestra performed The Star-Spangled Banner prior to the first pitch of Game 7, but what made the moment even more memorable was the instructions to the fans at Progressive Field to sing. The crowd stepped right up and united to sing along with the beautiful backing of the string octet.


Together, they hit the perfect note to set the stage for the biggest game of the year.