'Take Me Out To The Ball Game': The Little-Known Feminist History Of Baseball's Anthem
The World Series moves back to Cleveland tonight, with the Indians holding a 3-2 lead over the Chicago Cubs.
When it comes to baseball battles, music has for over a century played a big role in lifting team spirit. Bands, organ players and popular recordings have helped inspire both fans and players of America’s national pastime.
David C. Barnett from Here & Now contributor WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland reports that baseball music also helped document an early feminist revolution.
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