Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Awesome Old Song of the Week World Series Edition: "Centerfield" by John Fogerty

I remember this 1985 hit mostly from it's appearance in Bull Duraham.  John Fogerty's Centerfield (not to be confused with another of my favorite 80's tunes, Centerfold) is just a nice, happy, sunny summer day type of song; but today I'm going with it in honor of Game 1 of the World Series.

The one thing I'm going to say about the World Series is that I am very glad the St. Louis Cardinals are not in it. With an 88-74 regular season record, they came oh so close to getting there for the 3rd time in 6 years, despite being the worst team in the league to qualify for the playoffs on each occasion.  The fluky-ness of their postseason success was really starting to irritate me.


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