Josh Reddick Chooses Wham's 'Careless Whisper' as New Walk-Up Song

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMay 14, 2014

via MLB.com

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick serenaded O.co Coliseum with Wham's "Careless Whisper" as he walked up to the plate in Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox:

Update: Wednesday, May 21 at 1:15 p.m. ET

Josh Reddick's at-bat music has been such a big hit that the Oakland A's are looking to bring George Michael to the Coliseum, according to the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Sussler:

[...] the A’s are working on getting 80′s-90′s pop superstar George Michael to make an appearance at the Coliseum soon.

There’s no official word yet on whether Michael will show, but there has been contact and the A’s are hopeful they can pull it off. 

[h/t Sporting News]

--End of Update--

Fans weren't the only ones digging the song choice. A's relief pitcher Sean Doolittle also got caught up in the classic: 

With results like that, it's clear that Reddick has found himself a winner.

[MLB.com, Sean Doolittle]

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