Watch a teenage Kyle Schwarber sing a cappella with his high school choir
Something we haven't all seen is a teenage Schwarber singing a cappella songs with some spirited choreography, while wearing a four-button white suit. But there's no way we could possibly hope to see such a charming and wonderful vid-
Alright, we stand corrected.
The burly gentleman on the video's right just so happens to be the Cubs' slugging outfielder/catcher performing synchronized hand movements alongside his high school's show choir, Purple Pizzazz, in 2010. I bet that's a sentence you weren't expecting to read today.
In 2011, Ohio's Journal News published an article chronicling the rebuilding process of the Purple Pizzazz, which was losing a talented class of seniors to graduation -- including Schwarber:
There's a fun artifact in that old article too: At that point, he was merely "acclaimed," as opposed to now, when he's "becoming a legend." Who knows -- maybe he'll sing the national anthem before Game 3 at Wrigley Field and go on to hit a walk-off grand slam?
MLB.com's Adam McCalvy caught up with the slugger about his glory days:
And as to how he did in the class?
To play us out, here's one more of those videos (Schwarber's on the right again):