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Cubs want Shaka Smart to sing at game

Updated: March 29, 2011, 10:40 AM ET
ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs plan to reach out to VCU coach Shaka Smart and Butler coach Brad Stevens after the NCAA tournament to invite them to sing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" during the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley Field.

For Smart, the experience likely will tug at his heartstrings as he remembers the times his grandfather, Walter King, took him to Wrigley as a child. Smart said that King, who is reportedly hospitalized in Chicago with failing kidneys, may be in his last days.

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