Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Davisson Brothers Band, John Kruk perform ‘Baseball Tonight’ theme

Lady, I’m not a singer. I’m a professional announcer that happened to get Confederate Railroaded into this hatchetty crap…

Starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 16, “Baseball Tonight,” will open with a brand new song recorded by The Davisson Brothers Band and John Kruk, former Major League Baseball star and Baseball Tonight analyst.

Kruk approached Chris Davisson and Donnie Davisson about writing a new song for the show he had been on for eight years. The Davissons brought in the help of Phil O’Donnell, a Nashville songwriter who has No. 1 hits like Montgomery Gentry’s single “Back When I Knew It All” under his belt.

According to a news release from the band, when Kruk arrived in the studio, he stunned everyone with his vocal ability, which caused the final version of the new theme song to be a duet.

...The band, which blends country, blues, bluegrass and southern rock, also is responsible for the song West Virginia University plays before every home game kickoff. That song, “Here Come the Mountaineers,” was a collaboration with Oakland Raiders fullback and former WVU player Owen Schmitt. And a twist on the band’s hit song “Big City Hillbilly,” is played at West Virginia Power baseball games in Charleston when the team’s mascot, Chuck, rides onto the field.

Repoz Posted: September 16, 2012 at 09:36 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: music

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Leroy Kincaid Posted: September 16, 2012 at 12:52 PM (#4237248)
I don't know nor care what Davisson Brothers is, but when it involves Kruk it could be the NY fuggin Philharmonic and it would be unbearable.
   2. Loren F. Posted: September 16, 2012 at 02:28 PM (#4237317)
My first reaction: Wow, Kruk has remained on Baseball Tonight for eight years.
   3. Justin T is planting accountability seeds Posted: September 16, 2012 at 02:56 PM (#4237328)
Man, it's been 8 years since I stopped watching BBTN?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.



<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF


Thanks to
for his generous support.


You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogArrieta-Cole, Objectively One of Best Playoff Matchups Ever | FanGraphs Baseball
(9 - 11:48am, Oct 07)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogMatt Harvey on missing playoff workout: 'I just screwed up' | Newsday
(34 - 11:48am, Oct 07)
Last: Barry`s_Lazy_Boy

NewsblogIchiro Suzuki signs with Miami Marlins |
(11 - 11:48am, Oct 07)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogOTP October 2015 II: Religion, Politics, Baseball - America's Favorite Pastimes Come Under the Microscope in Shaking the Tree's Gorgeous PASSION PLAY PART III
(43 - 11:48am, Oct 07)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogOne Game, One Night: Winner Take All | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
(9 - 11:47am, Oct 07)
Last: Spahn Insane is enjoying a peaty potation

NewsblogIt’s Mashiro Tanaka’s time to earn his $175 million | New York Post
(31 - 11:47am, Oct 07)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

(115 - 11:44am, Oct 07)
Last: Tom Nawrocki

NewsblogProjected Arbitration Salaries For 2016
(5 - 11:42am, Oct 07)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

Newsblog2015 NL Wild Card Game OMNICHATTER
(32 - 11:42am, Oct 07)
Last: Spahn Insane is enjoying a peaty potation

NewsblogMarlins' president Samson regrets unorthodox move of GM as manager - Sun Sentinel
(3 - 11:39am, Oct 07)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-7-2015
(9 - 11:38am, Oct 07)
Last: Tom Nawrocki

NewsblogBernanke: More execs should have gone to jail for causing Great Recession
(60 - 11:36am, Oct 07)
Last: dlf

NewsblogOT: Soccer October 2015
(124 - 11:16am, Oct 07)
Last: I am going to be Frank

NewsblogThe Cubs Might Have Screwed Themselves By Screwing Kris Bryant
(50 - 11:14am, Oct 07)
Last: Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB)

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1910 Discussion
(6 - 10:54am, Oct 07)
Last: Chris Fluit

Page rendered in 0.1646 seconds
47 querie(s) executed