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"Believe It or Not, America has no national anthem".
- Robert Ripley
So after seeing this response from the crowd Red Sox owner Harry Frazee hired a band to play The Star-Spangled Banner before all three games at Fenway Park and the tradition was born. From this point it was played opening day and the world series. This leads to the star spangled banner becoming the national anthem on March 3rd 1931 in large part do to all the veterans that fought in world war 1 .