“Take Me Out to the Ball Game”: The Rise and Fall of the Baseball Organist Matthew Mihalka University of Minnesota.
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“It is nonsensical so-called music consisting of dah-dah-dah—dah-dah-dah, and increasing in volume as the game progresses. . . If someone would ask me what could be done to improve big league baseball I would say “Take the blankety-blank organs out of all ballparks.”
“[Ballpark organists] are a dying breed, replaced each year by another DJ blasting canned rock; squeezed out by M&M races, text message quizzes and all other forms of Jumbotron techno-blather designed, it seems, to entertain bored teenagers and make fans forget where they are.”
Youppi, Montreal Expos (1979)
Crazy Crab, SF Giants (1984)
Introduced in 1974
Three Rivers Stadium - Pittsburgh
Veterans Stadium - Philadelphia
Riverfront Stadium - Cincinnati
AT&T Park – San Francisco
Comerica Park - Detroit
Citizens Bank Park - Philadelphia
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