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Phillies crowd erupts in 'U-S-A' cheers

Updated: May 3, 2011, 10:45 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PHILADELPHIA -- The "U-S-A, U-S-A" chants began at Citizens Bank Park in the ninth inning Sunday night, as the New York Mets' Daniel Murphy batted as a pinch-hitter against Philadelphia Phillies reliever Ryan Madson.

And as the news filtered among the announced crowd of 45,713 -- the 137th consecutive sellout in the stadium's history -- about U.S. special forces killing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, the chants grew louder and more widespread, and people ...

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