On this day in 1911, ground was broken for Fenway Park. Though there have since been attempts to update and move the park, fans feel strongly about the storied baseball stadium. Here, six famous national anthem singers at Fenway Park.
Smokey sang his arrangement for Game 5 of the 1986 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets.
Eli "Paperboy" Reed
Forgive the video from behind. Reed performed on October 3, 2010.
On May 31, 2009, Phish sang to a thrilled crowd.
The acclaimed singer performed at Game 2 of the 2007 World Series. While the video is from a distance, Taylor's unmistakable voice is clear and strong.
Neville sang on August 28, 2009 in support of the Jimmy Fund, which raises money for cancer research.
Best known for their song "Still the One," Orleans performed in 2006.