Last week, we brought you a great little ditty from The Baseball Project called “They Are The Oakland A’s.” And this week, we’ve decided to take it to another level by putting together our own video for the song filled with highlights from the team’s last two seasons and more. So be sure to check it out and get yourself in the green and gold groove for the season!
Our favorite line has to be, “Young and hungry, small payroll, but Billy Beane loves rock & roll.” And we can confirm that the A’s rock-and-roll-loving GM has heard the song and does approve! If you’re interested, you can find out more about the band – which features members of R.E.M., the Dream Syndicate and Young Fresh Fellows – and their new album, 3rd, at their website here.
The Baseball Project – featuring members of R.E.M., The Dream Syndicate and Young Fresh Fellows – is releasing their third album, titled 3rd, next Tuesday, March 25th. All the songs are about baseball, but only one of them is about the Oakland A’s. We’ve got it right here, and I can confirm that rock-and-roll-loving A’s general manager Billy Beane – who’s referenced in the song – has heard it and loves it. So with that stamp of approval, give it a spin and get your Bay Area baseball groove on, A’s fans! You can check out the band’s website here for more…
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