Baseball's Greatest Hit, The Story of Take Me Out to the Ball Game
The authorized tie-in book to the 100th anniversary of this beloved song.
"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is the third most frequently sung song in America, after "Happy Birthday" and "The Star-Spangled Banner," and you'd be hard-pressed to find an American who doesn't know the words. With the release ofthis special edition, full-color, hardcover book, the complete story of the songis presented, taking us on a fascinating journey into how "Ball Game" has come to take a unique place in our cultural landscape. With images of historical newspaper clippings, baseball cards, sheet music, movie stills, ballplayers at the mic, and of course, Harry Caray leading the crowd at Wrigley, Baseball's Greatest Hit also comes packaged with a CD of rare and classic recordings, including performances by Dr. John, Arturo Sandoval, George Winston, Harry Carayand many more. Features an introduction by baseball commissioner Bud Selig and aforeword by Carly Simon.