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 Take Me Out To The Ballgame

This song was written in 1908 by a man named Jack Norworth. One day when he was riding a New York City subway train, he spotted a sign that said "Ballgame Today at the Polo Grounds." Some baseball-related lyrics popped into his head, that were later set to some music by Albert Von Tilzer, to become the well known baseball song, "Take Me Out To The Ballgame." Despite the fact that neither Norworth or Tilzer had ever been to a baseball game at the time the song was written, it is one of the most widely sung songs in America.

D             Bm           A
Take me out to the ball game,

D             Bm               A7
Take me out with the crowd.

B7                                        Em
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack,

E                        A7
I don't care if I never get back,


D                   Bm                       A7   
Let me root, root, root for the home team,

D7                                 G7
If they don't win it's a shame.

             Em7    Bb       D  
For it's one,     two,    three strikes, you're out,


Fdim    D     E7     A7    D
At       the   old     ball   game."

PLAY THE WHOLE SONG TWICE OR THREE TIMES
OR FOUR TIMES OR AD NAUSEUM.

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