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The Ballad of Davey Rocket
Sandy Keenan
September 09, 1985
At age 39, the Cubs' Davey Lopes is burning up the base paths again
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September 09, 1985

The Ballad Of Davey Rocket

At age 39, the Cubs' Davey Lopes is burning up the base paths again

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The Chicago fans like him that way, too. All over the city, even in supermarkets, he gets stopped, most often by middle-aged men who look like Don Zimmer. "Life begins at 40," they say, and of course Lopes agrees. "I have a whole new following," he says. "It's like I'm a symbol."

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