9 Musicians Who Could've Played Major League Baseball

From sweet-swinging rappers to hard-tossing indie rockers – and lots of country stars – here's who had the chops to suit up on Opening Day

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Kenny Chesney
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Kenny Chesney

Known for his extensive collection of baseball caps just as much as his super-successful career in country music, Chesney grew up in Tennessee, yet somehow managed to become a diehard Boston Red Sox fan ("We didn't have cable," he explained to ESPN, "[and] the only games they had on [network TV] always seemed to be the Red Sox or Cincinnati Reds.") Eventually, he'd channel that interest into baseball at Corryton, Tennessee's Gibbs High School, where he'd excel on the diamond ­and the football field. He'd leave sports behind and begin his long climb to stardom – but he still likes to hang with the Red Sox whenever he gets the chance.

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