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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.

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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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