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The National Pastime's Anthem
Bruce Anderson
April 15, 1991
"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was written by two guys who had never been to a game
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April 15, 1991

The National Pastime's Anthem

"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was written by two guys who had never been to a game

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How could Norworth, who died in 1959, have written baseball's anthem without having seen a game? He once explained: "A friend of mine, Harry Williams, wrote In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree, and he never saw an apple tree."

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