Cubs vs Mets – who’s got the better 60′s era theme song?

Tonight the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets square off in the Game 1 of the NLCS. Both teams have a long history, which means both teams have 1960s era theme songs written about them.

Here’s “Meet the Mets” for (obviously) the Mets:

The song was written by Bill Katz and Ruth Roberts (who also wrote many other baseball songs like “It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame”) in 1962.

And while “Go Cubs Go” is played at Wrigley after every Cubs win, the 1969 Cubs had “Hey Hey Holy Mackerel” as their fight song:

“Hey Hey Holy Mackerel” was written by Chicago bandleader Johnny Frigo, who appeared on and hosted various radio music programs in Chicago from 1951 up until the 1970s. The song was for the 1969 Cubs, who in the first year of the National League East, held first place until early September when they were swept at Shea Stadium by the Mets and ended up losing 17 out of 25 games, to finish in 2nd at 92-70. (The Mets went on to win the World Series by the way)

So who do you think has the better theme song?

Thanks to Wikipedia and Youtube, the two best websites on the internet (not including this one)

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