The game is to be the last player standing outside of the dugout after the national anthem is performed before a baseball game. And the Cardinals love doing it.
Rookies Jose Martinez of St. Louis and Carlos Estevez of Colorado decided a National Anthem Standoff was on.
Colorado’s starters were all on the field and the umps tried to get both players to return to the dugout. Yadier Molina and Aledmys Diaz even came out of the dugout to give Martinez some water, shoe shines and shoulder rubs.
Here’s the view from the Rockies bench:
And you have to watch to the very end and see how pumped the Cardinal bench is:
Former Cardinal pitcher Joe Kelly was one of the men to make this game famous during the 2013 MLB Playoffs.