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Kids in the Hall

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I’m talkin’ baseball

Like Reggie, Quisenberry

Talkin’ baseball

Carew and Gaylord Perry

Seaver, Garvey, Schmidt and Vida Blue

If Cooperstown is calling, it’s no fluke

They’ll be with Willie, Mickey and the Duke.

— Terry Cashman, Talkin’ Baseball

Talkin’ Baseball is a great song, and I cut Terry some slack on his Hall of Fame predictions. He got six of the eight right, which is pretty good, and the two he missed – Dan Quisenberry and Vida Blue – he needed to make rhymes work. Still, I always through he should have used “Rod Carew” instead of Vida Blue in that fifth line.

I’m saying that I think the song should have gone like this:

I’m talkin’ baseball

Like Reggie, Quisenberry

Talkin’ baseball

George Brett and Gaylord Perry

Seaver, Garvey, Schmidt and Rod Carew

If Cooperstown is calling, it’s no fluke

They’ll be with Willie, Mickey and the Duke

Then…

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