Anti-Vax Travis Tritt To Sing Anthem At MLB Playoffs

Atlanta’s CBS News affiliate reports:

Country music star and metro Atlanta native Travis Tritt will be playing the national anthem before Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday night, as the Braves seek to reach the World Series for the first time since 1999. Tritt tweeted the news early Saturday morning, writing: “FYI – I will be singing our National Anthem for Game 6 of the NLCS in Atlanta tonight between the @Braves and the @Dodgers.”

The 58-year-old has been in the headlines this week after announcing he would cancel shows at venues with COVID policies such as vaccine or mask requirements. The Braves said they chose Tritt due to his love for the team, according to The Washington Post. Truist Park, where the Braves play, does not require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, but it has hosted vaccination clinics in the past.

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