Must-click link: Choosing the right entrance song for closers

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Yesterday we learned that “Enter Sandman” wasn’t Mariano Rivera’s choice and the Yankees only stumbled upon it as his entrance song in 1999 because they wanted to copy the Padres’ routine with Trevor Hoffman.

Sticking with that theme, Eric Freeman wrote a great article for The A.V. Club examining all the aspects of choosing proper entrance music:

Prelude to a save: A closer’s guide to choosing the right entrance song