Words on the walk-up: Mizzou players weigh in on their personal theme songs

By Zach Garcia and Karl Roskamp

SEC balls 2There’s a growing tradition within the classic day at the ballpark.

Joining the list of sunflower seeds, hot dogs and the occasional scorecard are walk-up songs. These snippets of popular songs introduce each batter as she or he strides to the plate prior to an at-bat.

From Harlem Shake to The Lion King, KBIA’s Zach Garcia and Karl Roskamp outline some of the most unique choices from Missouri’s softball and baseball teams.

EXTRA: Watch the videos that go with some of the featured players’ walk­-up song choices:

Emily Crane – “African Loop” from Disney motion picture The Lion King

Jenna Marston – “Iron Man” by Black Sabbath

Nicole Hudson – “God’s Gonna Cut You Down” by Johnny Cash

Dane Opel – “Harlem Shake” by DJ Baauer

Dylan Kelly – “Big Spender” by Theophilus London and ASAP Rocky

Opening and Closing Theme: “Crazy Train” by Ozzie Osbourn

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