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Audio Files
mp3 Classic
Yankees’ announcer Bob Sheppard introduces a classic rendition of Take Me Out to the Ballgame on the stadium organ.
mp3 Frank Sinatra & Gene Kelly
Songsters Sinatra and Kelly sing the full version of the song, including the introduction.
mp3 Harry Caray
What would baseball be at Wrigley Field without Harry Caray to lead us in Take Me Out to the Ballgame.

The Andrews Sisters
The lilting harmonies of the Andrews Sisters entertained the troops before, during and after World War II.

Dr. John
New Orleans native Mac Rebbenack transformed himself into Dr. John (The Night Tripper) in the 1970s. Here he works his magic on a baseball classic.
Budweiser Frogs
What more can I say ...
Steve Goodman
The Chicago-native known for "Go Cubs Go," and whose tragic death inspired a new generation of Cubs fans, performs his rendition of Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
Ozzy Osbourne
Believe it or not, Ozzy wasn’t drunk or stoned when he attempted to perform the song during the 7th inning stretch at Wrigley – he just didn’t know the words!

Bruce Springstone
In this case "The Boss" doesn't mean George Steinbrenner or Bruce Stringsteen for that matter, but here is baseball's classic tune performed by a tribute band that sounds remarkably similar to the E-Street Band.

Doc Watson
Bluegrass music legend Arthel L. "Doc" Watson provides a down-home version of Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
Goo Goo Dolls
A very upbeat version of Take Me Out to the Ballgame performed by rockers the Goo Goo Dolls.
Carly Simon
Singer-songwriter Carly Simon performs Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
Buddy Emmons
World renowned steel guitarist Buddy Emmons performs his version of a baseball classic.
Tiny Tim
Just when you thought there was nothing you hadn't heard from the Sixties...
Barbershop Quartet
The crisp, clean sound of a barbershop quartet always stirs up nostalgic feelings, especially about baseball. This, however, is one of the more unusual phrasings of the classic.
Bob Dylan
In his own inimitable style, Dylan manages to get through the full version of the song.
John Fogarty
Former Credence Clearwater frontman Fogarty may be better known for baseball staple Centerfield, but here is a live performance of Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
Bernie Williams - NEW
Former New York Yankee centerfielder Bernie Williams is an accomplished jazz guitarist who provides his rendition of the seventh inning classic.
Trombone Ensemble - NEW
This all-trombone group provides a lively interpretation of baseball’s immortal classic.
St. Louis Symphony - NEW
The renowned St. Louis Symphony pays tribute to their city’s rich baseball history with their performance of Take Me Out To The Ballgame.