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I remember that and also jousting like knights did. Two if us would use the handle of rakes for lances and garbage can lids for shields to joust. We had to ride the bikes with no hands. Got scraped up a few times on the cement streets.
I lived in St Louis. Kenny Boyer was a National League Cardinal player and also a neighbor. At the age of 12 or 13 I had a pile of baseball cards and one of them was a Mickie Mantle rookie card. What did I want with that nobody American League Yankee card? So I slapped his cheeks for weeks with the spokes on my BJ Higgins 20" bike.
On the arrogant innocence of youth