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Philadelphia, PA - Fans React to Bin Laden News With 'U-S-A!' Chants

Published on: May 1, 2011 11:52 PM
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A crowd outside the White House in Washington, cheer Sunday, May 1, 2011, upon hearing the news that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is dead. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)A crowd outside the White House in Washington, cheer Sunday, May 1, 2011, upon hearing the news that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is dead. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Philadelphia, PA - Fans at the Mets-Phillies game began chanting “U-S-A! U-S-A!” as the news of Osama bin Laden’s death spread through Citizens Bank Park on Sunday night.

People could be spotted all over the ballpark checking their phones as news that the United States had killed the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks was breaking.

The “U-S-A!” chants started in the top of the ninth inning of the game and picked up in intensity throughout the inning.


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 May 02, 2011 at 12:11 AM shredready Says:

if you where watching the game one could see that the players where baffled as to why the cheers

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 May 02, 2011 at 09:18 AM puppydogs Says:

Good thing the game wasn't played in Citifield as no one would have been there to make the chant.

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