The venture was so successful that he brought his brother, Louis, over from Germany to help out. Some believe Rueckheim may have come up with the name himself and sold people on the story. Either way, he copyrighted the name Cracker Jack in
In the song, Katie's beau calls to ask her out to see a show. She accepts the date, but only if her date will take her out to the baseball game. The words were set to music by Albert Von Tilzer. Norworth Cracker jack Von Tilzer finally saw their first Major League Baseball games 32 and 20 years later, respectively.
The song was first sung by Norworth's then-wife Nora Bayes and popularized by many other vaudeville acts. It was played at a ballpark for the first known time inat a high-school game in Los Angeles ; it was played later that year during the fourth game of the World Series.
Meeker's recording was selected by the Library of Congress as a addition to the National Recording Registrywhich selects recordings annually that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Katie Casey was baseball mad, Had the fever and had it bad. Just to root for the home town crew, Ev'ry sou1 On a Saturday her young beau Called to see if she'd like Cracker jack go To see a show, but Miss Kate said "No, I'll tell you what you can do: Let me root, root, root for the home team, If they don't win, it's a shame.
For it's one, two, three strikes, you're out, At the old ball game. Katie Casey saw all the games, Knew the players by their first names.
Told the umpire he was wrong, All along, When the score was just two to two, Katie Casey knew what to do, Just to cheer up the boys she knew, She made the gang sing this song: In French the expression "sans le sou" means penniless.
Though not so indicated in the lyrics, the chorus is usually sung with a pause in the middle of the word "Cracker", giving "Cracker Jack" a pronunciation "Cracker Jack". Also, there is a noticeable pause between the first and second "root". Recordings of the song[ edit ] The song or at least its chorus has been recorded or cited countless times in the years since it was written.
In the mids, a Major League Baseball ad campaign featured versions of the song performed by musicians of several different genres.
An alternative rock version by the Goo Goo Dolls was also recorded.
The players and languages featured were Ken Griffey, Jr. Please compress this material to remove any irrelevant or unimportant information. August The iconic song has been used and alluded to in many different ways: In the Marx Brothers ' film A Night at the Operain one of the more unusual uses of the song, composer Herbert Stothart arranged for a full pit orchestra to segue seamlessly from the overture of Il trovatore into the chorus of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game".
In the movie Meet John DoeGary Cooper is playing air-baseball with the songs first two chorus lines playing in the background, instrumental version. A version by Stuart McKay  shifted the lyrics two syllables forward to make the song end surprisingly early. In McKay's version the initial "Take me" was sung as an unaccented pickupcausing the final "Game" to land on the same note as "Old" in the original, and leaving the last two notes unsung.
The first verse is sung by Japanese children, later accompanied by American singers. Infor the 80th anniversary of the song and the th anniversary of the poem " Casey at the Bat ", Sports Illustrated writer Frank Deford constructed a fanciful story later expanded to book form as Casey on the Loose which posited Katie Casey as being the daughter of the famous slugger from the poem.Cracker Jack.
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"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is a Tin Pan Alley song by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer which has become the unofficial anthem of North American baseball, although neither of its authors had attended a game prior to writing the song.
The song's chorus is traditionally sung during the middle of the seventh inning of a baseball game. Fans are generally encouraged to sing along, and at.
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