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John Mullarkey

That was the year I tried to collect the entire Topps baseball card set by doing it the "right" way buying the packs w/the gum. I knew every team and every player. My brown Schwinn bike with classic banana seat and baseball mitt looped on handle bars got a lot of mileage that summer pedaling from drug stores to luncheonettes to ball fields and town pool. Great memories - looking forward to book.

Andrew Woolley

Come to TEXAS!

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  • Dan Epstein is an award-winning journalist who lives in Southern California. His latest book, Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s, was published by Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Press in May 2010, and will be out in paperback in June 2012. He does his best writing in his bathrobe.