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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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Nelly and 8 other musicians who could've played Major League Baseball.

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If you think about it, the lives of a major leaguer and a musician really aren't all that different. In either gig, you're strutting your stuff in a different city each night, and both jobs require an insane amount of time and energy to master. So it shouldn't come as a surprise to learn that a fair amount of famous musicians have not only dabbled in baseball, but excelled at it. From country crooners who were college baseball breakouts, to rappers who are as adept at hitting home runs as they are at spitting verses, here's look at a few stars who could've gone pro – if it weren't for that pesky career in music.

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