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Monday, October 21, 2013
Updated: October 22, 12:30 PM ET
Mary J. Blige to perform anthem

Associated Press

BOSTON -- Nine-time Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige will sing the national anthem before Game 1 of the World Series.

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox open the Series on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

Blige also performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 6 of the 2009 World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.