There’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