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Happy Birthday Bobby

I'm a little late with this but Happy Birthday to Bobby Cox.

I met him once in the bookstore I worked in and helped him find a children's book for a gift.

He had on his Braves jacket but I would have recognized him anyway.

I think it was around 1990.




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