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Jun 19Liked by Dan Epstein

Thanks for sharing the Say Hey song. That was wonderful.

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Sure thing! Willie + The Treniers = pure gold!

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This is amazing. One of the coolest baseball-music crossovers ever.

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Hard to disagree!

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Jun 19·edited Jun 19Liked by Dan Epstein

I grew up a fan of Le Grand Orange because, even though I never saw him play as an Astro, he started his career and first made the All Star team as a Colt 45/Astro.

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Alas, the Expos are no more, but their American League counterparts, the Toronto Blue Jays, are still around...

Rest in peace, Mr. Mays.

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Jun 19Liked by Dan Epstein

Nice piece of baseball history. I knew of Rusty from being a Mets fan. Good writing and research and a nice way of telling history

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Thanks, Jeff!

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Great story and it’s good to see Hardy’s smile!

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Great crossover story. Rusty’s story needs to be told as well. Very intelligent and intellectual. I believe he was Gay. Loved New York’s cultural life. Became a restauranteur and hit for power. 😳

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Jul 7Liked by Dan Epstein

Wi Wi - what a time capsule - the Expos, we hardly knew ye!

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