5.2 GMAG- The Baseball Project
What happens when you mix Willie Mays and Johnny Cash? The Baseball Project.
Okay. -- We've all the way to the prolonged time where of the the force -- and fans together or separately in the same kind of scene correspondent Peter way to -- there was. REM and and and and Bob has compromised vibe but I think it wasn't getting at this particular event didn't come along until we were all together. Just -- back at PF party tonight before it Arian got inducted into the rock Hall of Fame was great party girl playing -- out from a few drinks but few more drinks and and Scott Amanda pulled him to bark in the night and talk about baseball. And we talk for baseball and what kind of got into -- -- people. Start talking about the rehab get it you're at some point a whole while without baseball. As close moments. You've used to really bad I think for so we. I think knowing that you just wanna do it got more -- to finally get together and they record. I tried to do you songs about baseball and young fresh fellows in the past but it. They never came off that well for some reason and once we found out that we both had the same I did join together -- made it easier to write better songs somehow we were inspiring each other thing. -- zone. About. Disintegrate San Francisco Giants team that we have there this wonderful city. And I it's also about baseball nicknames the Giants got dependent Giants -- the three. The team now has such. Cool character animals rookie year he was having such a great year and fans really get behind them and make him the nickname and all that and the universe Lincecum has just been great from the get go and they both seem like such. Cool characters are not quite bland boring like a lot of baseball players are -- thinking about the whole idea of nicknames of how. There's not very much that he's cool baseball nicknames anymore. Here's these Giants visit will have these great nicknames so. So I wrote from the perspective of wanting to write a song about both of them. But that I brought in the historical thing -- -- sort of baseball nicknames and then went from there. The song from the start was you know exciting because. Lincecum was way happiness and -- -- -- happenings -- greatly impressed. As -- as far more more. Public -- got worse and worse Christian McCaffery got things for my guys to be off the teams can kill this song. Of course they kind of came around relatively good year for business. -- never thought I'd live to see this day if I lose. Such a wreck like during the playoffs watching everyone of those games another real kind of nail -- is that I'm still I'm still like super -- and knocked it -- -- But I at that moment I -- it was almost unreal I couldn't believe how happy I was.