May 14, 2021

2021 Los Angeles Dodgers: Here Comes The Sun (Again) (Dodgers Nation)



The first time I remember hearing The Beatles’ “Here Comes The Sun” was back early in the 1982 baseball season when the network who carried Expos games used it in a montage featuring highlights of two of their young studs, Terry Francona and Tim Wallach, and I’ve associated it with baseball ever since. The message, at least in the way I remember it almost 40 years later, was that this young talent was here and sunny days were ahead for the team and its fans.

When trying to come up with a way to put into words what Opening Day at Dodger Stadium meant to me as both a heavily emotionally invested fan and someone just trying to keep her head above water during a pandemic, the lyrics to this classic sprung to mind almost right away.

Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

And I say it’s all right

Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter

Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here

Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

And I say it’s all right

Little darling, the smiles returning to the faces

Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here

Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

And I say it’s all right

Little…

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