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Jose Feliciano stirs it up during the national anthem

From the perspective of 40 years later, it's astounding that Jose Feliciano's soulful rendition of the national anthem was considered scandalous when he sang it before Game 5 of the 1968 World Series.

Here it is, part of the pre-game festivities as posted by John Philips. This all started about a week ago when I prodded John into posting his video of Lenny Dykstra on "Kiner's Korner."

Now he's got 17 videos on his YouTube page and rapidly is becoming a hero to nostalgic baby boomer baseball fans.

(Check out George Kell about a minute in, where he seems to be doing a parody of sportscasters by stringing together a series of cliches, only he's serious. At least I think so.)

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