He caught himself after a couple of words, but James Taylor almost kicked off Game 2 of the World Series with “America the Beautiful” and not the national anthem.

Here’s Vine video capturing the flub:

So, how is it that the one person in a stadium of thousands who doesn’t know the anthem is the one chosen to sing it?

https://twitter.com/cmovitt418/status/393527228400934912

Was it an “artistic decision”? Keep hoping, fans.

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