Startribune.com digital sports editor Howard Sinker used to cover the Twins and now shares season tickets with friends in Section 219 of Target Field. He blogs about baseball from the perspective of a long-time fan who loves the game, doesn’t always believe the hype and likes hearing what others think. Howard sometimes talks about sports with Cathy Wurzer on MPR's Morning Edition.
In Section 219, we like anthems. We are lamenting the demise of the "Hormel Row of Fame" song and we know all the words to "O Canada." It that makes us dorks, so be it.
In Chicago, where I come from, the late Steve Goodman wrote a song called "Go Cubs Go."
Here it is:
The song has spawned serious cover action over the years. You can find 'em on YouTube. My favorite is the ska version by Manic Sewing Circle...
...and when the Cubs win, most fans at Wrigley Field stay to sing.
What we need at Target Field is an updated version of this...
...to sing at a time like this:
Or, even better, as the soundtrack for the next time this happens:
That's all for today.
Twins on ESPN against the Yankees and on KSTP against the Rays at the same time. Great afternoon to mutlimediatask.
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