The SP78 40th Hit List

No, I’m not talking about base hits…I’m talking about the 13 classic rock hits that played on 92.5 FM, The Fox throughout the SP78 40th Anniversary game on August 22nd. Like I’d done with the game Steve P and I played in Connecticut during our baseball trip to the New England states in 2015, I kept track of the songs that we heard on a local radio station over the course of the game, and burned them to a CD later as a reminder of the event.

Looking at both lists, I’d say I like this collection of songs a bit more than the 13 that played during that NE trip five years ago, on a classic rock station out of Hartford called 102.9 FM, The Whale. And I just now noticed: what’s with the animal kingdom theme with my choice of stations for Statis Pro games? Does that mean that for the 50th Anniversary game I might be listening to 99.7 FM, The Wombat?

Thunderstruck – AC/DC
Dust in the Wind – Kansas
Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
Somebody to Love – Queen
Wheel in the Sky – Journey
Rainbow in the Dark – Dio
Runnin’ Down a Dream – Tom Petty
Bennie and The Jets – Elton John
I Can’t Drive 55 – Sammy Hagar
Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne
Born to Be Wild – Steppenwolf
Juke Box Hero – Foreigner
Live and Let Die – Paul McCartney and Wings

4 responses to “The SP78 40th Hit List

  1. The Thunderstruck intro, a perfect start for the opening song for the game, the louder the better on this one! Did hotel security pay you guys a visit?

    • I liked the Wings outro song, too…a good way to wrap up the game! And if security was going to pay anyone a visit that night, it should’ve been to the room next door, where the young idiots were making loud, bothersome noise ’til 2:00 am!

  2. Those were the fans of the game!

    • Ah, I should have known! Cheering loudly while drinking heavily, falling into walls while clapping, slamming the hotel room door over and over again in appreciation of great plays. Just your typically rabid SP78 fans!

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