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

Thursday, October 17, 2013

‘The Chase Is On’ Is The St. Louis Cardinals Playoff Song No One Asked For

heat was on?

As a St. Louis Cardinals fan, I don’t even have a decent response for this. I mean, I love fan-made sports team anthems in an ironic way, because 99% of songs and/or videos recorded for the sake of “supportin’ the team, bro” are typically unintentionally hilarious, but this one? I have no clue what was supposed to come of “The Chase is On.”

Maybe this was just intended to be an art house comedy viral video or something so terrible that people would spread it just as I am now, all while the two men responsible for the song would be sitting by and nodding in silent approval. Maybe this was a dicknosing on a James Franco level to support all of the baseball fans that have finally had it with the St. Louis Cardinals and their “Best Fans in Baseball,” and its true intention is to mock them by making it look like it was produced by actual Cardinals fans.

Or maybe they just wanted to support the team. Either way, ouch my ears.

“The Chase is On.”

 

” cols=“100” rows=“20”>

I thought the heat was on?

As a St. Louis Cardinals fan, I don’t even have a decent response for this. I mean, I love fan-made sports team anthems in an ironic way, because 99% of songs and/or videos recorded for the sake of “supportin’ the team, bro” are typically unintentionally hilarious, but this one? I have no clue what was supposed to come of “The Chase is On.”

Maybe this was just intended to be an art house comedy viral video or something so terrible that people would spread it just as I am now, all while the two men responsible for the song would be sitting by and nodding in silent approval. Maybe this was a dicknosing on a James Franco level to support all of the baseball fans that have finally had it with the St. Louis Cardinals and their “Best Fans in Baseball,” and its true intention is to mock them by making it look like it was produced by actual Cardinals fans.

Or maybe they just wanted to support the team. Either way, ouch my ears.

“The Chase is On.”

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 17, 2013 at 12:21 PM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: best fans in baseball, cardinals, music, nlcs

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. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: October 17, 2013 at 01:39 PM (#4576009)
The undisputed best team theme song.
Come See What's Brewin
   2. spycake Posted: October 17, 2013 at 01:50 PM (#4576025)
Obviously you meant to link to The H is O
   3. Gamingboy Posted: October 17, 2013 at 01:51 PM (#4576029)
Nobody ever asks playoff songs.
   4. Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: October 17, 2013 at 01:52 PM (#4576034)
I haven't listened to it, but it can't be worse than the time the Mets introduced a theme song with the actual lyrics of:

"David Wright, Jose Reyes making sure you're not safe. Just in case - Carlos Delgado. He's At First Base."
   5. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: October 17, 2013 at 01:57 PM (#4576041)
   6. Barnaby Jones Posted: October 17, 2013 at 02:03 PM (#4576049)
Pssh... this has a long way to go before it matches the greatest STL fan song of all time:

Colby Rasmus Fire Burning In The Outfield
   7. Long Time Listener, First Time Caller Posted: October 17, 2013 at 02:08 PM (#4576057)
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hpvufrpAhls&desktop;_uri=/watch?v=hpvufrpAhls

^^^Get Metsmerized
   8. vortex of dissipation Posted: October 17, 2013 at 02:09 PM (#4576060)
Best: "Go Go You Pilots"


I used to work with Rod Belcher, who wrote this song.
   9. dirk Posted: October 17, 2013 at 02:25 PM (#4576071)
tough to beat this one.

keep hoping and dreaming and you will SUUUUUUUUCCCCKKKKK!
   10. Fred Lynn Nolan Ryan Sweeney Agonistes Posted: October 17, 2013 at 04:17 PM (#4576166)
Here come the Astros, burning with desire
Here come the Astros, breathing orange fire
...
No place else but Houston, Astros number one.

(Yeah, that last one's kind of true.)
   11. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 17, 2013 at 04:19 PM (#4576167)
Why do so many team songs involve heat or fire?
   12. Fred Lynn Nolan Ryan Sweeney Agonistes Posted: October 17, 2013 at 04:27 PM (#4576178)
Same reason why those words show up in so many love songs: easy-rhyming cliches are much easier to work into a melody than "prowesslessnesslessness" or whatever.
   13. Cabbage Posted: October 17, 2013 at 04:28 PM (#4576179)
I can't even begin to describe the cringe-inducing awesomeness that is "Cheerin' for my city".

Vancouver Canucks fans are seen as a little off (maybe insecure is a better word) by the rest of the NHL. But no one saw this coming.
   14. JH (in DC) Posted: October 17, 2013 at 05:37 PM (#4576210)
Lil' Ronnie had better flow than these guys. (Unfortunately, the link to the 2005 Colts rap appears to have disappeared from the internet.)
   15. AndrewJ Posted: October 17, 2013 at 07:25 PM (#4576245)
Not a baseball song, but I like this from the CBC.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
TedBerg
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - February 2016
(332 - 2:03am, Feb 09)
Last: sardonic

NewsblogOTP - 2016 February 8: There’s baseball, politics … and real problems
(114 - 1:42am, Feb 09)
Last: Joe Kehoskie

NewsblogStick to Sports? NEVER! The Intersectionalist Manifesto – HardballTalk
(136 - 1:35am, Feb 09)
Last: JEe (Jason)

NewsblogLeague Ownership Compliance in League Recruiting Forum
(14 - 1:24am, Feb 09)
Last: Meatwad wont hit were you tell him

NewsblogThe Private World Of The Negro Ballplayer
(2 - 1:23am, Feb 09)
Last: Meatwad wont hit were you tell him

NewsblogCops: [Delmon Young] chokes, threatens to kill valet, unleashes slur-filled tirade
(55 - 1:15am, Feb 09)
Last: Meatwad wont hit were you tell him

NewsblogOT: 2016 NFL Playoffs Thread
(2224 - 1:13am, Feb 09)
Last: AuntBea

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(1308 - 11:55pm, Feb 08)
Last: Eric P.

NewsblogSchoenfield: Top 5 Hall of Fame classes
(49 - 10:58pm, Feb 08)
Last: Alex meets the threshold for granular review

NewsblogThe time my family invited itself to Gaylord Perry’s house for lunch – HardballTalk
(5 - 9:35pm, Feb 08)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogOT: Soccer Thread - February 2016
(72 - 9:22pm, Feb 08)
Last: Spivey

NewsblogOTP - 2016 February 1: Donald Trump spends $450,000 on red baseball caps in just three months
(2773 - 7:17pm, Feb 08)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogEvaluating the 2016 Prospects: Colorado Rockies | FanGraphs Baseball
(3 - 6:34pm, Feb 08)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 2-8-2016
(17 - 6:03pm, Feb 08)
Last: There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow

NewsblogSunday Notes: Seratelli’s Sayonara, Kaminsky’s Curve, Cards, ARod Managing, more | FanGraphs Baseball
(6 - 5:05pm, Feb 08)
Last: Barry`s_Lazy_Boy

Page rendered in 0.1729 seconds
47 querie(s) executed