Behind the music

Everybody wants to be a rock star, but the closest most of us get is the karaoke stage. Page 2's Gino Bona MC's the festivities as a few athletes grab the mike.

Updated: December 20, 2002, 11:57 AM ET
By Gino Bona | Special to Page 2

Every one of us shares the same dream: We want to be rock stars.

We want that lifestyle. The money. The fame. The videos. The Cristal. The posses. The harems. The license to wear ass-less pants.

Yeah, we want it all.

Athletes are no exception to this universally shared dream. Unfortunately, most athletes don't have the musical skills to go platinum. Even a reinstated Pete Rose can't beat the odds of turning from All-Star to rock star.

Sluggers have ...

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