Best fireworks in sports

The Fourth of July is here, and that means that it's time for some of the best firework displays around to show our patriotism. Sports venues showcase impressive pyrotechnics that leave us in awe.


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Oakland Athletics v Houston Astros

HOUSTON - MAY 24: Friday Night Fireworks after the Oakland Athletics defeated the Houston Astros 6-5 at Minute Maid Park on May 24, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

FRISCO, TX - JULY 02: FC Dallas fans watch a fireworks show after FC Dallas beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 at Pizza Hut Park on July 2, 2011 in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

FC Dallas fans watch a fireworks show after FC Dallas beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 at Pizza Hut Park on July 2, 2011 in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - JUNE 30: Baseball fans watch a fireworks show after a game between the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on June 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Baseball fans watch a fireworks show after a game between the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on June 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

+NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Fans watch fireworks shoot off during the opening ceremony of Day One of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Fans watch fireworks shoot off during the opening ceremony of Day One of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Cleveland Indians v Houston Astros

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 19: Friday Night Fireworks at Minute Maid Park as te Hosuton Astros defeat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on April 19, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

In this pool photo provided by HHP Images, fireworks explode as Mark Martin (55) and Greg Biffle (16) lead the field to the green flag for the start of the NASCAR Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup series auto race in Concord, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Harold Hinson, Pool)

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FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 02: Fireworks are seen over the Carnival area during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 06: Spectators watch fireworks after the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on The Old Course at St Andrews on October 6, 2012 in St Andrews, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Spectators watch fireworks after the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on The Old Course at St Andrews on October 6, 2012 in St Andrews, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

COWES, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 12: Thousands of people watch the Fireworks to celebrate the end of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on August 12, 2011 in Cowes, England. (Photo by Rick Tomlinson/Getty Images)

Thousands of people watch the Fireworks to celebrate the end of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on August 12, 2011 in Cowes, England. (Photo by Rick Tomlinson/Getty Images)

Fireworks mark the arrival of the Paralympic flame outside the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales Monday Aug. 27, 2012. The 2012 Summer Paralympic Games will be the fourteenth Paralympics and will take place between Aug. 29 to Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland/PA Wire) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

Fireworks mark the arrival of the Paralympic flame outside the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales Monday Aug. 27, 2012. The 2012 Summer Paralympic Games will be the fourteenth Paralympics and will take place between Aug. 29 to Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland/PA Wire) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

(DENVER, CO - JULY 4: Fans are treated to a fireworks display after a Major League Lacrosse game between the Ohio Machine and Denver Outlaws at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 4, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Outlaws defeated the Machine 17-13. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Fans are treated to a fireworks display after a Major League Lacrosse game between the Ohio Machine and Denver Outlaws at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 4, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Outlaws defeated the Machine 17-13. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

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Spectators watch fireworks during the opening ceremony of the FIS World Ski Championships on February 4, 2013 in Schladming. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINIFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Fireworks explode over the Auckland city and harbour during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony at Auckland Harbour on September 9, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Fireworks explode over the Auckland city and harbour during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony at Auckland Harbour on September 9, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 13: Fireworks explode over the Santiago Bernabeu stadium during celebrations of the La Liga title after the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and RCD Mallorca at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 13, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Fireworks explode over the Santiago Bernabeu stadium during celebrations of the La Liga title after the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and RCD Mallorca at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 13, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

SOCHI - RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 7: Fireworks light up the sky during the 'Sochi 2014 - One Year To Go' ceremony at Bolshoi Ice Dome on February 7, 2013 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

Fireworks light up the sky during the 'Sochi 2014 - One Year To Go' ceremony at Bolshoi Ice Dome on February 7, 2013 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

A firework display during the opening of the Dubai Creek Golf and Marina Yacht Club golf course on 1st January 1993 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Fireworks Explode Over The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Getty Images

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 13: Fireworks explode over the Santiago Bernabeu stadium during celebrations of the La Liga title after the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and RCD Mallorca at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 13, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

A speedboat carrying the Olympic Flame leaves a trail on this slow exposure photograph as fireworks explode above the iconic Tower Bridge over the River Thames in central London, decorated with Olympic rings, during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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Fireworks explode over the Sonora Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2013 Baseball Caribbean Series, on February 1, 2013, in Hermosillo, Sonora State, northern Mexico. AFP PHOTO/Ronaldo SchemidtRonaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

2013 Rolex 24 At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JANUARY 26: A wide view of fireworks during the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on January 26, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Alpine FIS Ski World Championships - Opening Ceremony

SCHLADMING, AUSTRIA - FEBRUARY 04: General view as fireworks explode during the opening ceremony for the Alpine FIS Ski World Championships on February 4, 2013 in Schladming, Austria. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Fireworks Explode On February 17, 2012 AFP/Getty Images

Fireworks explode on February 17, 2012 after the draw of the women's World Cup downhill event shows the Rosa Khutor Mountain Resort in Krasnaya Polyana, some 50 kms of Sochi. Russian government officials have brushed off concerns over corruption and delays to insist the venues hosting the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi will be completed well ahead of schedule. The first Olympic Games to be held in Russia since the boycott-hit Moscow Games in 1980 should herald another step forward on sport's world stage for the former Soviet Union. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

Fireworks Light Up The Sky Over Soccer City Stadium In Soweto AFP/Getty Images

Fireworks light up the sky over Soccer City stadium in Soweto after the 2010 World Cup football final between the Netherlands and Spain on July 11, 2010. The Africa Cup of Nations champions 2013 will be crowned in the same calabash-inspired Johannesburg stadium as the 2010 World Cup winners, sport minister Fikile Mbalula said on May 4, 2012. "We will host the opening and closing ceremonies in Johannesburg," said Mbalula, ending long speculation and dilly-dallying on the announcement of the five host cities. AFP PHOTO / Monirul BhuiyanMonirul Bhuiyan/AFP/GettyImages

Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 12: Fireworks explode over Chase Field following the MLB game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 12, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers v Houston Astros

HOUSTON - MAY 03: Friday Night Fireworks explode above Minute Maid Park on May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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