Eddie Vedder throws first pitch at Cubs game, sings “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”

The Pearl Jam frontman is a longtime Cubs fan VIDEO

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For Cubs fans, Pearl Jam’s frontman Eddie Vedder turned out to be the highlight of the baseball game Thursday night, which ended with a dismal loss against the San Diego Padres. Vedder, a loyal Cubs fan ever since his Uncle John took him to his first game in 1970, threw the first pitch:

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Even when all hopes for a Cubs win had long been dashed, Vedder kept spirits high into the seventh inning by singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” Or, at least, he tried to:

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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