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Apartheid at Coney Island, Cincinnati: A kid who hadn’t been “saved” in a falling boat in a segregated park. Sure, it was fun, but…

I began school in Cincinnati, where I was born, but during first grade received an offer from a grade school in California and moved my family there. For a triumphant return to Cincinnati on vacation in 1957 I loaded my … Continue reading

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“It breaks your heart”–former Baseball Commissioner Giamatti; also Vine Street, Cincinnati, after Cincinnati Reds World Series win, 1940

“It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops … Continue reading

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