Key Lyrics: "Go tell that long tongue liar/ Go and tell that midnight rider/ Tell the rambler, the gambler, the back biter/ tell them that God's going to cut 'em down."Analysis: Jones brings this back from last season. "Analysis: Williams brings some power and versatility to the Gamecocks' lineup, but if he retains this walk-up song, I might have to secretly root for him to be held out of crowded South Carolina infield.You may have heard the uproar on sports talk radio: Billy Wagner, the Mets' newly acquired -million relief pitcher, races to the mound at Shea Stadium with Metallica's "Enter Sandman" blaring on the PA system.Vitamin D prevents osteoporosis, depression, prostate cancer, breast cancer, and even effects diabetes and obesity.Vitamin D is perhaps the single most underrated nutrient in the world of nutrition.Most big leaguers fall in line, even if the music makes no sense for them personally.The 2016 season resembled the golden age of walk-up song creativity for the South Carolina baseball program, highlighted by former starting pitcher Braden Webb's self-composed Christian rap entrance jam.The Orioles’ 2017 season is now in full swing and, much like you, I am thrilled about the Birds’ hot start.While there are many topics that require further analysis at this point in the season (e.g., slumping sluggers, Gausman’s ERA, upcoming roster moves, etc.), I have chosen to write this post about a far less publicized matter: music.
The Good Chris Cullen, sophomore catcher: "Hendrix" by Wyclef Jean, 2016.In any event, you can find the full playlist here and the complete song list at the bottom of this post (I welcome any suggested edits/updates from the Birdland fanbase). You may even sing along ironically the second time, depending on your rate of alcohol intake. Whether or not the song was his choice, it captured his unhinged persona.Should I have spent my time on more productive endeavors like my job or DIY household projects? First, I took it upon myself to create the below playlist on Spotify and I even tracked down a few entrance songs that aren’t listed on the site.For example, the Orioles website doesn’t list Hyun-Soo Kim’s entrance song of “BANG BANG BANG” by “Big Bang” – perhaps this is all part of the vast conspiracy to minimalize Kim’s role on the team, but let’s save that topic for another day.