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Old 08-22-2012, 10:22 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I had never heard of this before, so I thought I'd share this baseball song with you. If you have a favorite baseball song, post it here.

Van Lingle Mungo/Dave Frishberg (Concord Jazz) - YouTube
There's a smoother version of it, but the names are harder to understand:
Dave Frishberg / Van Lingle Mungo - YouTube
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Old 08-24-2012, 01:11 AM
 
Location: Asheville
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this came out in the early 90's, great song


Baseball Song - Kenny Rogers with lyrics - YouTube
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Old 08-24-2012, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Hometown of Jason Witten
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IMO no other song can rival John Fogerty's Centerfield.
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Old 08-24-2012, 10:21 AM
 
Location: The City
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IMO no other song can rival John Fogerty's Centerfield.


Put me in caoch, I'm ready to play
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Finally escaped The People's Republic of California
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IMO no other song can rival John Fogerty's Centerfield.
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but i do fondly remember "Billy Ball"

Could'nt find a you tube link for it... it was an Oakland A's add in the early 80's with Billy Martin and a very young Rickey Henderson...
" he walks off first base cool and slow, everybody in the park knows he's going to go..Billy Ball, A's BaseBall, Billy Ball, A's BaseBall, pull a double steal, do a hit and run, boy this kind of baseball sure is fun........"
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Old 08-24-2012, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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+1

but i do fondly remember "Billy Ball"

Could'nt find a you tube link for it... it was an Oakland A's add in the early 80's with Billy Martin and a very young Rickey Henderson...
" he walks off first base cool and slow, everybody in the park knows he's going to go..Billy Ball, A's BaseBall, Billy Ball, A's BaseBall, pull a double steal, do a hit and run, boy this kind of baseball sure is fun........"
It was to the tune of "Charlie Brown" by the Coasters.
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:17 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Some of you might be too young to remember Terry Cashman's classic, or never heard the whole thing all the way through:

Willie, Mickey, and the Duke (Talkin' Baseball) - YouTube

He did local versions for each MLB team:

Talkin' Baseball in St. Lou - YouTube

You also might not have known that Cashman was the lead singer on this 1959 single:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFxEQk4i8Iw

While singing with the Chevrons, Cashman (as Dennis Minogue) was also a minor league pitcher in the Tigers organization at Morristown TN (Appalachian League) and Montgomery AL (Alabama-Florida League), where he was a teammate of future Braves pitcher Pat Jarvis. He appeared in six games in his minor legue career.

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Old 08-25-2012, 07:30 AM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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Warrant - Cherry Pie - YouTube

"Think about baseball, I swing all night"
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:31 AM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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These guys write a bunch of songs about baseball

Baseball Project: Ichiro Goes to the Moon
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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A few of the ones that come to mind have already been mentioned ^ (The Greatest, Centerfield).

This is one we have on our playlist for Little League Games:

Alabama - The Cheap Seats - YouTube Alabama: Cheap Seats
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