Ladies and Gentleman, Ole Miss baseball is officially back. Yes, the grass is green, and the lines are perfectly drawn at Swayze Field.
But more than that, the soundwaves that will reverberate against the students, coolers, and BBQ grills in the outfield when each Rebel strides to the plate have finally been finalized.
The Rebels officially announced the walkup songs for this season ahead of the season opener against Charleston Southern this weekend.
While there are so many wonderful parts of baseball season, none better than the introduction of a batter. Throughout the season, the most faithful of fans memorize the batting order by a players walk up songs.
The best part of walkout songs is the complete unknown and lack of related genres. This year, there is a mix of classics, TikTok songs, bangers, and chart-topping hits.
With no further adieu, here are the top-15 best walkout songs in 2022:
Hayden Leatherwood: Mississippi by Afroman
Matt Parenteau: Swag Surfin’ by FLY
Ben van Cleave: You Make My Dreams by Daryl Hall & John Oates
Justin Bench: Desperado by Rihanna
Brayden Jones: Empire State of Mind by rburg
Jack Dougherty: Public Service Announcement by Jay-Z
Brandon Johnson: Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes
Mitch Murrell: Mississippi Queen by Mountain
Tim Elko: Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Tim Simay: Really Really by Kevin Gates
Max Cioffi: Hungry Like the Wolves by Duran Duran
Dylan DeLucia: ‘Till I Collapse by Eminem
Riley Maddox: Here Come the Hot Stepper by Ini Kamoze
Wes Burton: Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Logan Savell: Run this Town by Rihanna, Jay-Z, and Kanye West
Red Cup’s Staff Walkout Songs Power Rankings
One Man to Beat: When you’re Hot, you’re Hot by Jerry Reed
Gray Hardison: Going Down by Freddie King
Ruby Draayer: Gasolina by Daddy Yankee
JUCO: Use Me by Bill Withers
Whiskey Wednesday: Lebanese Blonde by Thievery Corporation
Bob: When the Levee Breaks by Led Zeppelin
Two Yards: Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold by Townes van Zandt
So what’s your favorite out of the Ole Miss line-up? What would your walk up song be? And most importantly, why don’t we have these at work when we get off the elevator to our preassigned cubicles to raise the morale?