Albert Von Tilzer : Take Me Out to the Ball Game
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About 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game'
||Tilzer, Albert Von (biography) (sheet music)|
|Born:||March 29, 1878
|Died:|| October 1, 1956
|The Artist:||American songwriter, the younger brother of fellow songwriter Harry Von Tilzer. He wrote the music to many hit songs, including, most notably, Take Me Out to the Ball Game.|
Take Me Out to the Ball Game is a 1908 Tin Pan Alley song by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer which has become the unofficial anthem of North American baseball, although neither of its authors had attended a game prior to writing the song.
The chorus of the song is traditionally sung during the middle of the seventh inning of a baseball game.