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baseball in the 1970s

When I spoke with Dan Epstein (the author from California, not the photographer for my daughter’s bat mitzva), he reminded me that the first interview he ever did for his first book, Big Hair and Plastic Grass, was for the Bookshelf (you can stroll down memory lane here). So I take full credit for his […]

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The author of Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging ’70s spent a few groovy moments talking shop with the Bookshelf (and I don’t take shop from just anybody). Hear it here: Part one: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Part two: [Audio clip: view full […]

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A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging ’70s, by Dan Epstein. Thomas Dunne, 2010. For many fans of a certain age, the 7os are too quickly becoming “the good old days. ” Man, that sounds strange. But as the fan base changes in demographics, books like Big Hair and Plastic Grass will […]

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