I heard this song and realized it was my baseball theme song. I was the nerdy skinny kid with glasses who always got picked last. Like the guy in the song, I made it my practice to ask to play right field. That way it was my choice to go out there and pick dandelions. I even had one of those "ball dropped right in my glove" moments once. It was my personal equivalent of Willy Mays' famous over-the-shoulder catch.
Here's Peter, Paul & Mary with "Right Field".
It's an eerily accurate depiction of the plight of guys like me in elementary school. I love Paul Stookey's sense of humor. He's a really lovely guy.