Madonna – This Used To Be My Playground – Official Music Video. “This Used To Be My Playground” was written by Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone) and Shep Pettibone. The song was recorded as the theme for the soundtrack to the 1992 film “A League of Their Own”, which starred Madonna, Geena Davis and Tom Hanks. “This Used To Be My Playground” appears also on Madonna’s compilation album, “Something to Remember” (1995). The single was released in June 1992 with “long version” of the song on the B-side. The single topped the singles charts in the United States, Canada, Italy and other countries. In the UK, it peaked at #3.