Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Song Parodies -> "When I Grow Up (To Be a Yank)"

Original Song Title:

"When I Grow Up (To Be a Man)"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Beach Boys

Parody Song Title:

"When I Grow Up (To Be a Yank)"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Robinson Cano, Andy Phillips, Melky Cabrera, Chien-Ming Wang... Who said the Yankees were old? The numbers where the OS's ages go are years in which the Yanks won the World Series... this could be a long one.
When I grow up to be a Yank...?

Will I play as well as the guys I loved as a kid?
Will I hit home runs to make the bleacher fans flip their lid?
Will I cruise around
(will I cruise around)
to restaurants in town
(to restaurants in town)
when I grow up to be a Yank?

Will I join Derek Jeter in finding fun with the girls?
(Twenty-three, twenty-seven)
Will I help A-Rod finally become champ of the world?
(Twenty-eight, thirty-two)
Will we have parades
(will we have parades)
or will glory fade
(or will glory fade)
when I grow up to be a Yank?

Ooh-woo...
Ooh-woo...

Will my kids be proud, or think their old man stinks like a Met?
(Thirty-six, thirty-seven)
If I lose to the Red Sox, will I deserve the booing I get?
(Thirty-eight, thirty-nine)
Will my baseball wife
(will my baseball wife)
enjoy that kind of life
(enjoy that kind of life)
when I grow up to be a Yank?

Oh, Holy Cow!

When I grow up to be a Yank?

(Forty-one, forty-three)
Legends forever!
(Forty-seven, forty-nine)
That ain't so bad!
(Fifty, fifty-one)
Legends forever!
(Fifty-two, fifty-three)
That ain't so bad!
(Fifty-six, fifty-eight)
Legends forever!
(Sixty-one, sixty-two)
That ain't so bad!
(Seventy-seven, seventy-eight)
Legends forever!
(Ninety-six, ninety-eight)
That ain't so bad!
(Ninety-nine, two thousand)

Your Vote & Comment Counts

The parody authors spend a lot of time writing parodies for the website and they appreciate feedback in the form of votes and comments. Please take some time to leave a comment below about this parody.

Place Your Vote

 LittleLots
Matches Pace of
Original Song: 
How Funny: 
Overall Score: 



In order for your vote to count, you need to hit the 'Place Your Vote' button.
 

Voting Results

 
Pacing: 3.7
How Funny: 3.7
Overall Rating: 3.7

Total Votes: 3

Voting Breakdown

The following represent how many people voted for each category.

    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   1
 1
 1
 
 2   0
 0
 0
 
 3   0
 0
 0
 
 4   0
 0
 0
 
 5   2
 2
 2
 

User Comments

Comments are subject to review, and can be removed by the administration of the site at any time and for any reason.

alvin rhodes - June 09, 2006 - Report this comment
a fun read....

The author of the parody has authorized comments, and wants YOUR feedback.

Link To This Page

The address of this page is: http://www.amiright.com/parody/60s/thebeachboys103.shtml For help, see the examples of how to link to this page.

This is view # 1067