"What's This Fucking Song?" How A Yankees Free Spirit Reluctantly Ushered In Baseball's Entrance-Music EraAlan Siegel9/21/12 10:46am152EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkSparky Lyle's arrival in New York was nothing to get excited about. On March 22, 1972, the Boston Red Sox traded the good but nondescript lefty reliever to the Yankees for Danny Cater and a player to be named later. Ho-hum. But when he actually came into the games—that was something else.