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The Eagles: A sporting band

There’s no question that the Eagles were one of the most influential bands of the ’70s — their greatest hits album sold more copies than any other record in the 20th Century. But until watching the recent two-part documentary on Showtime, I had no idea that the band was also among the pioneers in jersey-wearing rockers. It’s a

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He could throw that speedball by you

Photo is mine; funky effects with the help of Piknik Yesterday’s New York Times had a splendid article about the old friend — that “speedball” pitcher — who appears in the opening of Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days.” It’s exactly as it sounds — Bruce was walking into a bar — the Headliner in Neptune —

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Just a bit of a break from the norm

Happened to find myself watching the video for Will Smith’s — ahem, sorry — the Fresh Prince’s … OK, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince’s “Summertime” today. Not only does that song take me back to 1991 (DAMN!), but it gives us a look into early-’90s jersey fashion, mainly in the form of Starter

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