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Charlie Vascellaro

That's beautifully heartfelt memorial tribute Dan. I've always been a big fan of big Don myself.


Fantastic! Thanks for writing this Dan!


Dan -

This brought a tear to my eye. A very moving tribute.

I certainly hope your friend gets good news.




Great write up on an interesting player in baseball history. I enjoyed reading it.

seth kupchick

Tannana, Carew, and Baylor were the best Angels, and all holy. Thanks for remembering him Dan, and I'm glad "Big Hair" touched him. It touched me too.

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  • Dan Epstein is the author of Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s and Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76, both published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press. He writes about baseball, music and other cultural obsessions for a variety of outlets and publications. He lives in Southern California, and is available for speaking engagements.