Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder duets with Harry Caray at Wrigley

It was appropriate that the singer who once belted out the song “Alive” for Pearl Jam led the Wrigley Field crowd in a World Series musical interlude Sunday night.

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It was more like a duet, actually.

Eddie Vedder took the microphone for the seventh-inning stretch with a rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” as the Chicago Cubs remained alive with a nail-biting, 3-2 victory in Game 5 of the World Series. As Vedder sang, a Wrigley Field videoboard simultaneously played the version sung by Harry Caray, the late, beloved broadcaster of Cubs baseball games who died in 1998.

Vedder  dedicated “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” to Cubs catcher David Ross, who is expected to retire after this season.

On Twitter, broadcaster Peter Gammons tweeted that Vedder’s tribute to Ross’ final game at Wrigley Field was “a 2 min ban on dry eyes.”

The World Series resumes Tuesday night in Cleveland, where the Indians own a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. The Indians are looking for their first World Series title since 1948, while the Cubs are looking for their first Series championship since 1908.

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