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Watch: Vin Scully tells the story of the origin of the Star Spangled Banner

Vin Scully recounted the story of how the Star Spangled Banner was written, in typical Scully fashion. 

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If Vin Scully taught history, maybe I would have done better in school. 

With the Orioles in town on July Fourth, Scully introduced the national anthem with a lesson about Baltimore’s history. You’ve probably heard the story of the Battle of Fort McHenry and the Star Spangled Banner before, but Scully provided a great refresher.  

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Scully’s Independence Day broadcast was full of other patriotic fun facts. He also loved Yasiel Puig’s American flag cleats