The Memorial Day Traditions of Their Teams

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In the United States, several sports teams honor Memorial Day with unique uniforms or patches on their jerseys.

There are certain teams who hold rituals before games or at halftime to remember military soldiers who have died in the line of duty.

Military people or veterans sing the national anthem at Memorial Day baseball games, where players wear camouflage outfits or caps.


On Memorial Day weekend, NASCAR hosts the Coca-Cola 600 race with military honors, patriotic displays, and flyovers.

College football teams arrange Memorial Day spring games or scrimmages with tailgating and military honors.

NBA teams may give military families tickets or host player meet-and-greets on Memorial Day.

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