25 Best Youth Walk-Up Songs, Great For Little League

The right youth walk-up song can give extra motivation to stay focused and ready to go. Although they only last 10-30 seconds, a powerful tune can make all the difference.

If you're trying to choose the best little league walk-up song, check out the list below.

“Click Click Boom” by Saliva

Song year: 2001

The American rock band Saliva released the song “Click Click Boom” as the lead single on their second album, Every Six Seconds. It peaked at number 12 on the Mainstream Rock chart and 25 on the Alternative Airplay.

If you're looking for a high-energy song to get a player in the mood to hit their best shot, you can't go wrong with this rap metal hit. Just be sure to use the first half of the song as there’s one word that some parents may not be happy with in the second half.

“High Hopes” by Panic at the Disco

Song year: 2018

High hopes are I’m sure what many have when doing their walk-up, and this song fits this mood perfectly.

“High Hopes” is the ultimate feel-good anthem, reminding us constantly to aim higher. It's hard not to feel ready to take on the world after listening to the powerful lyrics.

“Lose Yourself” by Eminem

Song year: 2002

“Lose Yourself” is one of American rapper Eminem's greatest hits, from the soundtrack to the film 8 Mile. He wrote the lyrics through the lens of his character, Jimmy Smith Jr., but with parallels to his life.

The opening to this song is incredibly motivational, with a theme of focusing on the moment and “capturing it” so you can make the most of the opportunity in front of you.

“Seven Nation Army” by White Stripes

Song year: 2003

White Stripes released “Seven Nation Army” as the opening track on their fourth studio album, Elephant. “Seven Nation Army” is one of the White Stripes's biggest hits, charting in several countries.

The hit features a steady drumbeat, distorted vocals, and a bass-like riff for the ultimate “let's do this” mood. Additionally, the opening line in the song makes the perfect segment to walk up to the plate.

“Thunder” by Imagine Dragons

Song year: 2017

“Thunder” is a song by the American pop-rock band, Imagine Dragons as the second single on their third studio album, Evolve. It peaked at number four on the US Hot 100 chart and hit the top 10 in several countries.

Vocalist Dan Reynolds sings about his big childhood dream of achieving stardom. Once he reaches his goals, he flips the script on all that mocked his ambitions. If you need an uplifting song to walk out to, this may be the top choice.

“Can't Stop” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Song year: 2002

American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers released “Can't Stop” on their studio album, By the Way. It topped the US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and peaked at 57 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Although the lyrics to the song are a collection of random thoughts, the overall message encourages the listener to live with individuality and passion. The beat and vocal combination creates a perfect duo for a walk-up song.

“Jump Around” by House of Pain

Song year: 1992

“Jump Around” is a hit song by the American hip-hop group, House of Pain, released as the first single on their debut album House of Pain. It was a wildly popular song in the 90s, peaking at number three in the US.

This party jam is the ultimate hype song for nearly everyone and works incredibly well as a baseball walk-up song.

“Make Some Noise” by Beastie Boys

Song year: 2011

American hip-hop band Beastie Boys released “Make Some Noise” as the third single from their eighth studio album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. It topped the Nielson BDS alternative rock indicator chart and appeared on the Madden NFL 12 soundtrack.

We've all been to a sporting event where you're encouraged to make some noise. What better way to hype a player up to shoot their best shot?

“Life in the Fast Lane” by The Eagles

Song year: 1976

“Life in the Fast Lane” is a song recorded and released by the American rock band The Eagles for their fifth studio album, Hotel California, in the mid-'70s. It peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Although the song is about those living a jet-setting lifestyle or a lifestyle of excess, the high-energy chorus can apply to baseball. After all, who doesn't want to hit the ball with power and run fast around the bases?

“All I Do is Win” by DJ Khaled

Song year: 2010

DJ Khaled released “All I Do is Win” as the third single on his fourth studio album, Victory. The party song peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and was triple-platinum certified by the RIAA.

The title should be enough to showcase why this makes a perfect walk-up song. Additionally, the energetic beat is sure to motivate.

“Work Hard, Play Hard” by Wiz Khalifa

Song year: 2012

American rapper Wiz Khalifa released “Work Hard, Play Hard” as the lead single on his fourth studio album, O.N.I.F.C. It peaked at number two on the US Rhythmic Billboard and 17 on the Billboard Hot 100.

What is baseball if the players aren't working hard and playing hard? While Khalifia may not have been referring to baseball, it can be applied to going out and playing your hardest in the game.

“Crazy Train” by Ozzy Osbourne

Song year: 1980

English heavy metal artist Ozzy Osbourne released “Crazy Train” as the debut solo single on his 1980 debut album as a solo artist Blizzard of Ozz.

Music is powerful, not only because of lyrics but more so due to the overall sound artists create in their songs. “Crazy Train” is a perfect example of energy-fueling music nearly anyone can appreciate.

“Enter Sandman” by Metallica

Enter Sandman by Metallica

Song year: 1991

“Enter Sandman” is a song by the American heavy metal band Metallica as the opening track and the lead single from their fifth album. It peaked at number 16 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and became platinum certified.

Although the song's overall theme is dark, the chorus's beat packs a large enough punch to motivate a player to hit it out of the park.

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