Irish immigrants http://www.kplu.org en Tacoma man the reason we stand for Star Spangled Banner http://www.kplu.org/post/tacoma-icon-reason-we-stand-star-spangled-banner <p></p><p>It seems as much a part of a trip to the ballpark as eating hotdogs.</p><p>But, when you hear the announcer say, "Ladies and gentlemen, please rise and remove your caps for the singing of the national anthem," do you ever wonder why you're standing?</p><p>As we discovered, you'll find the answer on an obscure plaque in the city of Tacoma. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:01:45 +0000 Paula Wissel 9256 at http://www.kplu.org Tacoma man the reason we stand for Star Spangled Banner