Match the hitter with at-bat music

Updated: July 23, 2009, 7:08 PM ET
By Jim Wilkie | ESPN.com

Amid the many noises at a major league ballpark, an aural Rorschach test takes place almost every time a player is about to begin his at-bat.

A carefully selected song plays for a few seconds after the home team's batter is introduced by the public-address announcer. The choice of music can offer a glimpse into that player's psyche, a sense of how that player would like his persona to be perceived ... or he just likes the song.

Like the songs themselves, it's mostly up ...

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