The World Series begins tonight, with an epic pitching matchup between former Cy Young winners Cliff Lee and Tim Lincecum. And whether it’s the Texas Rangers or San Francisco Giants who ultimately win the series, baseball will have a first-time champion*.
To celebrate the Fall Classic, let’s all enjoy “The Baseball Boogie” brought to you by The Baseball Boogie Bunch — otherwise known as the 1986 L.A. Dodgers:
By the way, the ’86 Dodgers finished 73 – 89, good for 5th place in the then-six-team NL West. Not exactly the payoff of the Super Bowl Shuffle.
* The New York Giants won five titles, the last of which was in 1954. The franchise moved to California prior to the 1958 season, so it would be the first championship for San Francisco Giants fans. Just to clear that up.