A nerdy look comparing MLB and music. (You’ll see what I mean.)

Cameron Gordon at Completely Ignored wanted to do something to coincide with the opening game of the World Series. He found 21 names that are shared by MLB players and musicians. He was inspired by the 2020 Atlanta Braves who have three such people on the rosters: Chris Martin, Will Smith, and Ian Anderson. Hey, I told you this was nerdy.

For the whole list–and it’s a long one–go here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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