Happy Opening Day: Get Your Favorite Fight Song Ready

noah | April 6, 2009 11:00 am
Yes, we can finally say that spring has sprung in about two hours, when the New York Mets and the Cincinnati Reds take the field at Great American Ball Park to open Opening Day. In honor of this fantastic news, here is the baseball-themed perennial “Meet The Mets,” written for the team’s inaugural season and still played at the park (with a few gender-based lyrical tweaks) today. I’m not even going to let this disturbing clip of Mike Francesa and Chris “Mad Dog” Russo singing the same song in happier times dampen my enthusiasm!

I should also probably note that I was going to post a video of Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo singing the Goo Goo Dolls as a “counterpoint” to “Meet The Mets,” but then I came across the news that he’s suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome that might push him to the DL and limit him to vocal duties on any musical endeavors, and I figured that would just be mean. So instead, here is a pretty great Lego video of Danny Kaye‘s “D-O-D-G-E-R-S”:

What’s your favorite baseball fight song?

Meet The Mets [YouTube]Dodgers Fight Song [YouTube]