If you are going to wear a model of San Francisco on your hat while singing "God Bless America" before a national TV audience, you'd better perform flawlessly.
Misa Malone learned that lesson on Sunday when a moment's hesitation in her rendition of the Irving Berlin tune during a San Francisco Giants National League Championship Series game against the St. Louis Cardinals sent ripples of derision through the Twitterverse.
Appearing during the seventh inning stretch, Malone sported a hat in the style of those she wears as a cast member of the long-running, over-the-top musical revue Beach Blanket Babylon.
Listen closely around the 40th second as the camera leaves Malone's face, and you'll hear her stammer:
It was a touch of San Francisco irreverence that many viewers didn't appreciate.https://twitter.com/k_aubuchon/status/260198248789209089