Friday, January 21, 2011

Baseball History Lesson - Talkin' Baseball - A Great American Song.

For those of you looking for a way to help your kids understand the roots of the game.... Terry Cashman's song "Talkin' Baseball" is a good start. Cashman sings about baseball in the 50's - 80's focusing on three main players... Willie, Mickey and The Duke. These there of course were the dominate centerfielders of their era and captivated NY and CA fans for decades. Here is a tribute to the song which might serve as a a good start to help your young ballplayer learn about some of the early stars of the game...

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A tribute to Terry Cashman's great American baseball song... Talkin' Baseball. One of the greatest baseball songs ever written, it captures the feeling of the pre-PED era of baseball.. when things were a bit simplier and the love of the game really meant something. This video tribute was created to pay homage to his song while helping younger fans learn about some of the players highlighed in it's verses. Every baseball fan should know who Willie, Mickey and The Duke were... if they don't I hope this video helps them learn about these three great ball players.