The 1960s are a turbulent decade for America. There are race riots, anti-war protests, hippies, Woodstock. It is also a turbulent decade for baseball, as one by one its "sacred" institutions fall.
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[about the 1962 Mets
An amazing thing happened, which was that New York took this losing team to its bosom. Everybody thinks New York only cares about champions, but we cared about the Mets. I remember going to some games in June that year. And they were getting walloped, they were getting horribly beaten. But the crowds came out to the Polo Grounds in great numbers. And people brought horns and blew these horns. And after a while, I realized this was probably anti-matter to the Yankees, who ...
Features That Touch of Mink
Written by Booker T. Jones
, Al Jackson Jr.
, Lewie Steinberg
(as Lewis Steinberg) and Steve Cropper
Published by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)
Performed by Booker T. & the M.G.s
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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