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11 Country Stars in Baseball Jerseys to Celebrate Opening Day

Baseball season is just around the corner. Fans across the country will tune in to Opening Day on April 2, but no one loves America’s favorite pastime quite like country music stars.

They may be talented singers, songwriters and musicians, but these country artists sure know how to rock baseball jerseys, too.

Vince Gill

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Facebook/Vince Gill

Vince Gill has been a long-time participant in the celebrity softball game in Nashville, benefiting City of Hope.

Brett Eldredge

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Instagram/bretteldredge

Illinois native Brett Eldredge is a life-long Chicago Cubs fan. When his beloved Cubbies took home the World Series title last year, Eldredge had the honor of performing in their celebratory homecoming parade.

Carrie Underwood

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Facebook/City of Hope

She can don a glitzy dress on the red carpet, but Carrie Underwood looks just as good sporting a baseball jersey. Underwood has also been a regular competitor in City of Hope’s celebrity softball game.

Tim McGraw

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Instagram/thetimmcgraw

Athletic talent runs in the family. Tim McGraw’s father, Tug McGraw, was a professional baseball player for the New York Mets. Tim followed in his father’s footsteps and attended Northeast Louisiana University on a baseball scholarship. But an injury sustained while playing baseball prevented him from pursuing a career as a professional athlete. Instead, he moved to Nashville to chase his dream of becoming a country star.

Kenny Chesney

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Flickr/Keith Allison

Baseball caps are a staple in Kenny Chesney’s closet, and now he has a Baltimore Orioles jersey to match.

Brad Paisley

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Cleveland Indians/Ben Enos

Although he’s a diehard West Virginia University football fan, Brad Paisley could easily pass as a Cleveland Indians fan, too. He wore the jersey to mark his performance at the 2011 Indians Music Festival.

Thomas Rhett

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Instagram/thomasrhettakins

Despite a hectic touring schedule, Thomas Rhett takes time to tour Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, while out on the road.

Brian Kelley

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Florida State Seminoles Athetics

Before pursuing a music career, Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley played college ball. He played for Florida State and then Belmont University.

Scotty McCreery

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Instagram/scottymccreery

Scotty McCreery grew up playing baseball. But his high school athletic career ended early when started pursuing his music career and won American Idol.

Luke Bryan

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Facebook/St. Louis Cardinals

Georgia boy Luke Bryan traded in his Atlanta Braves jersey when he joined the St. Louis Cardinals for batting practice.

Jason Aldean

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Facebook/Atlanta Braves Baseball

Jason Aldean swapped in his cowboy hat for a baseball cap when he appeared on the Great American Country show Day Jobs. Aldean joined the Atlanta Braves for a day and took part in their spring training.

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11 Country Stars in Baseball Jerseys to Celebrate Opening Day