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Fans Cheer Bruce Maxwell In First At-Bat Since Kneeling For Anthem

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In his first plate appearance since he began kneeling for the national anthem, Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell was greeted with a round of cheers from the crowd as he went to bat in the second inning of tonight’s game against the Mariners:

This came after the marching band for the Oakland Unified School District, tasked with performing the anthem tonight, did so almost entirely while taking a knee themselves:

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