“Friday” Comes Early for Curtis Granderson, Yankees

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It’s Opening Day, and everybody, especially New York Yankees centerfielder Curtis Granderson, is looking forward to the weekend season. Just listen to his at-bat music the first time he takes the plate:

If you have a good ear, or saw the sketch he shot with sports-comedy troupe 12 Angry Mascots, you’ll know that it’s Rebecca Black’s ultra-viral “Friday”:

According to Business Insider, Granderson switched at-bat music for the rest of the game, but once around seems to have been enough, as, on his third at-bat in the bottom of the seventh, he solo-homered to break a three-run tie and help lift the Yankees over the Detroit Tigers, 6-3, today in New York.