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Scott McCaughey
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by Mary Lucia and The Baseball Project

May 24, 2011

In 1992 Scott McCaughey and Steve Wynn were nothing but two buddies bonded over a love of baseball. Fast forward almost twenty years with the addition of drummer Linda Pitmon and R.E.M's Peter Buck and this supergroup is now known for their original songs about America's favorite pastime in an alternative rock and roots fashion.

Their latest release Volume 2: High and Inside brings some appearances from the likes of Craig Finn of The Hold Steady, Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, and Chris Funk and John Moen of The Decemeberists. These four baseball-loving musicians definitely bring passion on top of passion to the plate showing us musicians love sports too.

Songs performed: "Don't Call Them Twinkies," "Look Out Mom," and "Fair Weather Fans."