Longtime Hockey Night In Canada contributor Don Cherry attended the intraleague baseball game Saturday between the National League’s Chicago Cubs and the American League’s Toronto Blue Jays.
The Cubs let Cherry, wearing a cherry-paterned suit, sing Take Me Out To The Ball Game during the seventh inning stretch.
Don flubbed some lyrics and changed others.
Nice suit 👍🍒 pic.twitter.com/XUoZHr0Dn8
— Sporting News NHL (@sn_nhl) August 19, 2017
According to Sportsnet, Cherry decided to tweak the lyrics slightly because he is a Blue Jays fan.
Instead of singing, “So let’s root, root root for the Cubbies…” Cherry sang, “So let’s root, root root for the best team…” which drew a few boos from the home crowd.
He made up it up to them, however, by giving a shout-out to the city’s NHL team.
“Thank you Chicago, and go Hawks!” he said after finishing the song.
— Michael Klinck (@MichaelKlinck) August 19, 2017
The 7th inning stretch with a "Cherry" on top! pic.twitter.com/4HBKP2VVQh
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) August 19, 2017
Don Cherry handles the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley pic.twitter.com/iYWwGSo4B9
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) August 19, 2017
What a treat to spend a day at Wrigley Field with the great Don Cherry! First class human being! Thanks Don! pic.twitter.com/ahX9PiUVkO
— RyanDempster (@Dempster46) August 19, 2017
— Blue Jays (@BlueJays) August 19, 2017
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