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I read a quote this afternoon from best-selling suspense novelist Scott Turow that addressed a concern I’ve expressed more than once during this baseball postseason. Turow wrote, “It’s character-building, when the Cubs stomp on your heart, and you have to put it back in your chest,” he says. “What will it be like for all […]

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Dan Epstein has quickly become the authority on the history of our American pastime during the swinging ’70s. In fact, his first book was entitled, “Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging ’70s.” It was one of the most entertaining and enjoyable baseball books I’ve ever read […]

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