Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

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

Friday, March 08, 2013

Rays: Feeling Springsteen; intro tunes

Racing in the Street and Babe Shadow.

A-listed B-streeters

Rays manager Joe Maddon is excited for the Sunday and Monday pregame performances of the B-Street Band, the long-running Bruce Springsteen, right, tribute group led by his childhood buddy Willie Forte. Maddon’s favorites of their covers? “I like their Jungleland, and their Spirit in the Night is pretty good,” he said. Though it has been suggested, Maddon will not be singing. “I can’t,” he said. “Plus, it’s pregame, so that’s another reason why I can’t.”

Tuned up

Spring training is for experimenting in lots of ways. On Friday the Rays took the field to Bang a Gong (Get It On), which manager Joe Maddon heard on his iPad last week and wanted to try as an intro song.

Repoz Posted: March 08, 2013 at 11:10 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: music, rays

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. Benji Gil Gamesh Rises Posted: March 09, 2013 at 10:12 AM (#4384904)
On Friday the Rays took the field to Bang a Gong (Get It On), which manager Joe Maddon heard on his iPad last week and wanted to try as an intro song.
This is useless without knowing if it was T. Rex or The Power Station.
   2. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: March 10, 2013 at 10:19 AM (#4385435)
Why would it be anyone other than T. Rex? What's a Power Station?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
The Piehole of David Wells
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogTop 100 prospects of 2015 including Kris Bryant, Byron Buxton and more - ESPN ($PAY$)
(21 - 12:00am, Jan 30)
Last: billyshears

NewsblogOmar Minaya to leave San Diego Padres, join MLBPA as special adviser
(1 - 11:53pm, Jan 29)
Last: 'Spos stares out the window, waits for spring

NewsblogMake relievers face more than 1 batter for faster game, more runs | FOX Sports
(210 - 11:48pm, Jan 29)
Last: billyshears

NewsblogFangraphs: Last Year’s Minor-League WAR Leaders, If That Existed
(10 - 11:43pm, Jan 29)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogPitchfork: Jack White Gets His Own Baseball Card
(198 - 11:38pm, Jan 29)
Last: GregD

NewsblogOT: Soccer January 2015
(379 - 11:38pm, Jan 29)
Last: The John Wetland Memorial Death (CoB)

NewsblogOT - Politics January 2015 - Mario Cuomo, New York Governor and Minor League Ballplayer, Dies at 82
(4122 - 11:30pm, Jan 29)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(11706 - 11:04pm, Jan 29)
Last: booond

NewsblogMontreal threat a reminder of how MLB once touted Tampa | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
(46 - 11:02pm, Jan 29)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogHow Has BABIP Held Up as Leaguewide Offense Slides Ever Lower? | Banished to the Pen
(28 - 10:52pm, Jan 29)
Last: Ziggy

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 1-29-2015
(23 - 10:15pm, Jan 29)
Last: bobm

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - January 2015
(1641 - 10:04pm, Jan 29)
Last: Der-K is at full whelm.

NewsblogRanking baseball's greatest dynasties - SweetSpot Blog - ESPN
(137 - 9:40pm, Jan 29)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogBaseball Prospectus | BP Unfiltered: People Are Currently Reading The 2015 BP Annual And You Could Be Next
(6 - 8:45pm, Jan 29)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogBaseball's Choice: Change or Die | VICE Sports
(27 - 8:14pm, Jan 29)
Last: Rob_Wood

Page rendered in 0.1562 seconds
48 querie(s) executed