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By Vicki Sternfeld-Rossi
The Times 

Baseball remembered

 

January 28, 2021

Vicki Sternfeld-Rossi

Vicki's baseball cap collection

The death of Hank Aaron this week, although sad, stirred up some fun family memories for me. Baseball was a big deal in our family. My father was born and raised in the Bronx, so there was no doubt he was a rabid Yankees fan. With their Murderer's row, Pee Wee Reese, Mickey Mantle, and Roger Maris, who wouldn't be. My mother for one! Her family lived in Brooklyn, so naturally, they loved "dem bums," the Brooklyn Dodgers' well-earned nickname. My Uncle and Aunt were such devoted Dodger fans that in 1945 they planned their wedding around the Dodger's home schedule. They wouldn't tie the knot...



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