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"Mary Ann, who grew up in Sun Village on Vauclain St. had told me she wrote this poem the year Eddie's Cafe had won the championship.

It ran in the Chester Times and Eddie's Cafe had it hanging on the wall for years..."

EDDIES CAFE

EDDIES CAFE THE FIGHTENEST TEAM
THERE ALL AVID DRINKERS BUT STILL ON THE BEAM
THEY AIM TO BE ROUGH. TRY TO BE TOUGH
BUT THIS IS ONE TEAM THAT KNOWS ALL THEIR STUFF
THEIR MANAGER BILL THOUGH OLD AND GREY
GIVES THEM ADVISE AND HAS ALL THE SAY
ANOTHER EXECUTIVE IS SECRETARY FRANK HE DRINKS HIS BEER IN TWO TON TANKS
THE STAR PITCHER OF ED'S IS A REAL DINK
HE'S NONE OTHER THAN "IRON MAN HURLBRINCK"
THEN COMES DIGGINS EDELBLUTE AND JONES
THEIR QUICKER THAN CANAVERALS FAMOUS NOSE CONES
KUEHN AND POWEL INHABITORS OF SPACE
HALT THEIR COMPETITORS FROM MAKING FIRST BASE.
REYNOLDS CHRISTY GABRIELI AND SUCH ---GIVE THE TEAM A MAGIC TOUCH
BACON ABBRUZZESI FLAKENSTEIN DURKIN
KEEP THIS TEAM A REALLY WORKING
AQUAROLA HENDERSON BAT LIKE IN HEAVEN DREAMING OF THEIR SEAQRAM SEVEN--
REEDER FASANO WE MUST NOT MAR
CAUSE THEY HELPED TO PUT EDDIES
THE TOPS THAT THEY ARE-
LAST BUT NOT LEAST (I ALMOST FORGOT)
IS "MONEY MAN " ED WHO HELPED THEM ALOT!!!!!!!

MARY ANN POIST

---Think I was like 16 when I wrote this----it was a real big deal back then!!!!!!!!!!!


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2003 John A. Bullock III.

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