The song is called "I Want to Be Happy", and it is performed by Benny Goodman & his Orchestra. Watch and enjoy the tune below.
I also came across a funny story about the show, as told by Cal Abrams. It is from his obituary from the NY Times by Richard Goldstein.
He once told a story that illustrated how he was overshadowed by the Dodgers' stars despite his memorable moment. Abrams recalled a scheme he engineered to earn extra cash. It involved Happy Felton's ''Knot Hole Gang'' pre-game television show, in which a Dodger player would work out with three sandlot youngsters. The player would get $50. The boy selected as the best of the three would come back the next day, go to the Brooklyn dugout and talk to his favorite Dodger, who would also get $50.Very funny stuff.
One day, Abrams was picked to play catch with the youngsters. As he told it: ''I got hold of this one kid, and I said, 'Look, I'm going to pick you as the best fielder, and in turn I want you to say that you want to talk to me in the dugout.' That way I would get an extra $50. So he said, 'All right.'
''And so I was throwing the ball to the three kids, and Happy Felton says: 'Cal, who do you think is going to make it?' I said, 'No. 3.' And the kid I had made the deal with comes over, and Happy says, 'Congratulations, here's an autographed ball, a Baby Ruth candy bar. Now who do you want to talk to in the dugout?'
''I'm waiting out there, and the kid says: 'Carl Furillo.' ''
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