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Batter Up

Every season, Rockies players pick the tune that’ll play as they stride up to home plate. At press time, 2012’s at-bat songs were still TBD, so we asked some of Denver’s bigwigs to choose a “walk-up” song for themselves.

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“Satisfaction” the Rolling Stones —Frank Bonanno, chef and restaurateur

“Brick House” the Commodores —Michael Hancock, mayor of Denver

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“I Gotta Feeling” the Black Eyed Peas —Kelly Brough, president and CEO, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

“When I’m Sixty Four” the Beatles —Maruca Salazar, executive director, Museo de las Americas

“I’m Shipping Up to Boston” the Dropkick Murphys —Jim Tracy, manager, Colorado Rockies

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“One” by Metallica —Pablo Mastroeni, midfielder, Colorado Rapids

Anything from the Eagles, especially “Peaceful Easy Feeling” or “Desperado”—Chuck Morris, president and CEO, AEG Live Rocky Mountains

“Cuzacan” by the Boxing Gandhis —Kim Jordan, CEO, New Belgium Brewing

“Rain Is a Good Thing” by Luke Bryan —Sarah Anderson, musician, Paper Bird

“Remember the Name” by Fort Minor —Tom Danielson, pro cyclist, Garmin-Cervelo

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…and 5280 staffers— pick their tunes at 5280.com/batterup.

This article appeared in the April 2012 issue of .

Daliah Singer, 5280 Contributor

Daliah Singer is an award-winning writer and editor based in Denver. You can find more of her work at daliahsinger.com.

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