Giving baseball some street cred

Baseball has changed a lot since 1908, so Page 2's Gino Bona enlisted Snoop Dogg to make it's theme current.

Updated: April 2, 2003, 2:08 PM ET
By Gino Bona | Special to Page 2

Three things are certain once the seventh inning rolls around:

1. The Devil Rays are losing again. 2. Chuck Knoblauch has been pulled in favor of a defender with marginal ability. 3. An eclectic mix of carefree children and drunken adults sing "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."

Baseball's mid-game anthem was born in 1908. Jack Norworth penned the lyrics on a train ride to Manhattan and the song became an instant hit. However, a century later, Norworth's lyrics no longer speak ...

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