On August 21, 2003 — Much to the delight of the 34,844 fans at Fenway Park and the embarrassment of the team’s first baseman, the “Rally Karaoke Guy” makes his debut as a video of Kevin Millar as a Los Angeles City College freshman doing an impersonation of Bruce Springsteen singing “Born in the USA,” is shown on the scoreboard prior to the start of the 6th inning. The video, which was played at a clubhouse meeting in Texas as a prank by a college friend of Millar’s who is now a FBI agent, appears to be Boston’s answer to the Rally Monkey of Anaheim as the Red Sox win their first game in a week, beating the A’s, 14 – 5.


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Sources:
Baseball Reference August 21
National Pastime August 20
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game

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Baseball Reference August 21
National Pastime August 20
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game