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MLB – 1984 – The Unofficial Baseball Handbook Special – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun At The Ballpark


Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist….as her career has spanned over 40 years…when her 1983 album She’s So Unusual was the first debut album by a female artist to achieve four top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100….including “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” “Time After Time,” “She Bop,” and “All Through the Night”….which earned Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985.  Her success continued with the soundtrack for the motion picture The Goonies….. and her second record True Colors (1986). This album included the number one single “True Colors” and “Change of Heart,” which peaked at number three.

Cindy Lauper has sold over 50 million albums and 20 million singles…..and she has won awards at the Grammys….Emmys….Tonys….the New York’s Outer Critics Circle….MTV Video Music Awards….  Billboard Awards….and American Music Awards (AMAs)….who is an inductee into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame,   Lauper is known for both her distinctive image featuring a variety of hair colors, eccentric clothing and is particularly known for her powerful and distinctive four-octave singing range. 

The use of her song “Girls Just Like To Have Fun”…featured in this video herewith….just proves that no matter where the girls are….but especially at the ballpark….they just like to have fun.

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