37 Major League Names to Sing To

by Pat McCaughey

Tate Mee Ott Tutor Ball Gomes.
Tate Mee Ott Tutor Crouse.
Brye Meacham Peterson Crocker Hack.
Hoy Dent Karnuth Hoy Evers Gibbs Brack.
Foor Fritz Root, Root, Root, Forster Holm Teahen.
Imlay Dent Wynn Acker Sain.
Foor Fritz Jahn, Drew, Troy Sykes Yde Houk
Acker Olt Ball Gomes.


Published in History, Players, Pure doggerel, The Game Itself | Link to this poem | 6 Comments

37 Major League Names to Sing To: 6 Comments

  1. stu wrote,

    That is absolute genius. A big tip of the hat.

  2. Edmund Conti wrote,

    Good one!

  3. James Finn Garner wrote,

    Wonderful! I hope this goes viral.

  4. Michael X. Ferraro wrote,

    home run!

  5. Todd Herges wrote,

    Makes me want to Brye Meacham Peterson Crocker Hack, and sit down to enjoy it again. Fantastic effort, Pat!

  6. Bob Carlton wrote,

    Obviously a big fan of Zukofsky’s Catullus translations. Besides that thought, I’m Speakerless.

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