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Padres walkup music update

June 3rd, 2009 by Melvin

A large portion of The Sac Bunt’s search engine traffic comes from searches for Padres, and strangely non-Padres various walkup musics. If you’re here for that reason, welcome. I also write about other useless and esoteric sports subjects, like the amount of time viewers spend looking at advertising watching a game. With promotion like that, who could not check it out!?

Getting to the meat of the situation, Adrian is still riding his classic Pitbull, then mariachi music. Brian Giles is keeping it current with Eminem’s “Lose Yourself”. Chris Burke, apparently missing something in his past as much as I miss college, hums along to Kenny Chesney’s “I Go Back” on his way to the plate.

Tony Gwynn Jr. rocks “Nothin But A G Thang” by Snoop and Dr Dre, taking a page out of ex-Padre Greg Vaughn’s book. Scott Hairston keeps it hip with the cool kids using TI and all those other people’s “Swagger Like Us”.

And as a special retro walkup music feature too fantastic not to include, is Gary Templeton’s “Smooth Operator” by Sage. Marvelous.

The Padres walkup music page is updated accordingly.

Also, I think I have the poll fixed. Please vote your heart out. If it doesn’t work, tell me the error you get so I can fix it my heart out. Thanks.

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4 Responses to “Padres walkup music update”

  1. I have always felt Brian Giles should be walking up to the plate with Aerosmith’s “Walk this Way” blasting. After all, a typical Giles at-bat goes something like this:

    1) Walk up to the plate
    2) Foul a few balls balls high into the seats slightly left of home-plate
    3) Take ball four, and walk down to first base

  2. Geoff Young says:

    Nick Hundley uses “Shine” by Collective Soul.

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