FOX Sports Spotlight: Dodgers organist Dieter Ruehle is helping to set the World Series soundtrack

Just the seventh organist in Dodgers history, native Angeleno Ruehle, who also plays for the Kings and the Clippers, provides a most welcome soundtrack to Los Angeles sports teams.

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[CROWD SINGING]

Take me out to the ball game. Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks.

DIETER RUEHLE: I got a taste of it when I was 12. There's a sports fantasy on channel 7. I wrote them a letter. I asked them if I could play the organ at a Kings game, and they said, yeah. I got a taste of it. It was the day after I turned 12. I loved it. Long story short, the Kings hired me when I was 20.

[TRAIN HORN]

I realize that I might play something that people might not recognize, and then I'll try to make sure maybe the next song is something people that didn't recognize it, would recognize.

[MUSIC PLAYING]

DIETER RUEHLE: Sometimes I'll play Waller at Bat, as well, like if there was a foul ball. Like Justin Turner's, Shape of You, Ed Sheeran. So I'll play a little bit of that and turn it into a charge.

[CHARGE MUSIC]

Like, let's go Dodgers. I've never even attended a World Series game. So to attend and to be part of that, I think that would be such huge thrill.

My role is to just, hopefully, add to the fun. Add to the fun environment. And I guess, in a way, sort of like providing the soundtrack. I love doing this. I love it. I don't want to miss. This is the kind of job where I don't ever want to call in sick, you know.

[MUSIC - FRANCIS SCOTT KEY, "THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER"

[VOCALIST SINGING]

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