Bigger than the game: New York Yankees tweet, ‘We stand united’ with Boston Red Sox

The New York Yankees have set aside their rivalry with the Boston Red Sox in a classy move today, as the team tweeted its message of support and displayed the message, “United We Stand” at Yankee Stadium. The display of unity is a home run with fans.

The Yankees will also hold a moment of silence and play “Sweet Caroline” after the third inning tonight.

New York Daily News cartoonist Bill Bramhall paid tribute as well.

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Update: “Sweet Caroline” singer Neil Diamond tweeted his appreciation.

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