Jimmy Fund: Jordan Leandre sings Nat'l Anthem @BOSOX Fenway Park
4-year-old Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute patient and Boston Red Sox fan Jordan Leandre became the youngest U.S. National Anthem singer in Fenway Park's history on 27 August 2004. He has since sung the anthem at Fenway another ten times.
27 August 2004:
debut at age 4 [this video].
4 September 2004:
recorded for movie "Fever Pitch."
18 October 2004:
5th game of ALCS [vs New York Yankees].
11 April 2006:
Fenway Park's 95th anniversary;
sung while in a wheelchair.
18 August 2007:
Jimmy Fund Telethon;
40th anniversary & reunion of Red Sox "Dream Team";
first appearance without assistance of any kind [brace, cast, or chair];
Jordan ran the bases after singing the National Anthem.
The Jimmy Fund raises funds for research and patient care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where Jordan received treatment after being diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma at age 2-and-1/2.
Visit their sites: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute http://www.dana-farber.org/; Jimmy Fund http://www.jimmyfund.org/.
If you wish to leave the sublime for the ridiculous and hear a totally different kind of song, see Bottle Rockets - Radar Gun ("The Brooklyn Side"), http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8JxdW... (watch?v=x8JxdWmUlrg).