• National Anthems

    The First Time

    The first time I ever sang the Star Spangled BannerĀ as a soloist was at a Little League game in Bellevue. It think it was the end of the season, perhaps the playoffs, so Terry wanted to do something out of the ordinary. Umpire and friend Dean Riordan recommended me for the task. I was happy to oblige. I climbed the…