Every day of baseball season, in seventh innings around the country, fans stand and sing lyrics that were written way back in 1908. The sheer shelf life of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" proves that America’s first pastime has long been intertwined with its tunes. But for a more unique connection between city and club, teams rely on their own traditions -- some newer, some older.
We decided to find out the one song that each team relies on to get fans on their feet.
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Song: “Let's Go Crazy” by Prince
Tradition: Played after every home run at Target Field
• The Twins used the theme from "Star Wars" to celebrate long balls through the 1980s but wanted a clean break after the 2010 move to a new stadium.
• “We wanted a Minnesota feel,” senior director of game presentation Andy Price said. “People recognized the local connection because Prince is, as we like to say, ‘One of us.’”
• The Twins claim they were the first club to use U2’s “Beautiful Day.” They have used that after wins since 2002.