Gloria Estefan sings National Anthem to open World
Series game 3.
21, 2003 -- Five-time Grammy Award winner, Gloria Estefan sang
the Star-Spangled Banner to open game 3 of the 2003 World Series in south
While most of the crowd joined in, Estefan, gave a stirring rendition of
anthem during the pre-game ceremonies of the Fall Classic Tuesday night
between the New York Yankees and the Florida Marlins at Pro Player Stadium.
Festivities before the National anthem began with an on-field presentation of
the Roberto Clemente Award to Seattle Mariners left-hander Jamie Moyer,
followed by recognition of 11-year-old Madeline Barnicle, the winner of the
Join The Major Leagues @ your library contest.
Participating in the ceremonial first pitch ceremony were members of the 2003
Boynton Beach, Fla., Little League Team, which captured the United States
Championship before losing to Japan in the finals.
On Sept. 23 Gloria Estefan, released a new music CD named
"Unwrapped" -- her first English-language album in five years.
"Gloria Estefan is one of just a handful of signature artists who inhabit their own realm in music and have the ability to transcend language, trends and genres to stir the emotions underlying the songs they sing," says Don Ienner, president of Sony Music U.S.
Frank Welzer, chairman/CEO of Latin America for Sony Music International, adds, "With Celia gone, Gloria is the queen of Latin music. Her appeal is truly international."