Chat with musician Scott McCaughey

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Welcome to The Show! On Wednesday we will be joined by a very special guest, Scott McCaughey, singer and songwriter for the band The Baseball Project as well as The Young Fresh Fellows and The Minus 5. The Baseball Project recently released "Volume One: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails" which contains 13 tracks about the national pastime, much to the delight of Rob Neyer, as he points out in a recent blog post.

The band was formed by McCaughey and Steve Wynn, a former member of The Dream Syndicate who later formed Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3. They teamed up with Peter Buck of R.E.M. and Miracle 3 drummer Linda Pitmon to produce a series of songs extolling the feats and defeats of players like Curt Flood, Satchel Paige, Ted Williams, and Black Jack McDowell.

When McCaughey, a huge baseball fan, isn't singing about the sport he loves he is often found sharing a stage and/or studio with R.E.M., a band for which he has earned the label of "unofficial fifth member" thanks to his more than 10 years of contributions to the band's success. He is currently touring Europe with R.E.M. for the Accelerate tour.

Send your questions now about The Baseball Project or just baseball in general and be sure to join Scott on Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET!

Click here for more or to purchase Volume One: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails

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