STUFF WE LOVE: ‘Straight Outta Cooperstown’ Rapper-Baseball Mashups

STUFF WE LOVE: ‘Straight Outta Cooperstown’ Rapper-Baseball Mashups
  • Jake O'Donnell

Old school hip-hop and baseball go together like peanut butter and raw seafood (read: they don’t go together). That’s what makes the “Straight Outta Cooperstown” Tumblr page so very, very special. It takes an impressive combined knowledge of both Major League Baseball history and the last 35 years of music to be able to blend the two together into puns that somehow make both rap and America’s pastime seem way cooler.

Also, A+ work on the photoshopping, but we’re wondering: what’s on the backs of the cards? Number of records sold? Net worth? The Ten Crack Commandments? We’re dying to find out.

Our 11 favorite Hall of Famers reimagined as rappers, below.

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David Gonos

David Gonos has been writing about sports online since 2001, including CBSSports.com, FoxSports.com, NFL.com, MLB.com and SportsIllustrated.com.