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May 21, 2011 - Wolff's Flea Market Palatine WOLFF'S FLEA MARKET- ROSEMONT * Autographs * Personal  stories   *   * Memorabilia * Photo ops * Bios and information provided by Gary Crawford. • Hank "Baby" Presswood, 89 , - Infielder played for legendary John "Buck" O'Neil, 2 years (1948 & 1949) with the Cleveland Buckeyes, 2 with the Kansas City Monarchs (shortstop & 3B 1950-1952),  Recently Hank was "drafted," by the Chicago White Sox. Topps created a new Ginter card and Hartland created a figurine of him in March of 2009. • Johnny "Lefty" Washington, 81 , - Morgan Park High School Grad, played for Ted "Double Duty" Radclif & finished the 1949 campaign with the Chicago American Giants. In 1950 he pitched for the Houston / New Orleans Eagles.  Johnny served his country in Korea (Marines) where he earned two Purple Hearts.  In 2009 his high school (Morgan Park, of Beverly, IL) retired basebal

Directions from Rosemont to Palatine

PLEASE POP INTO PALATINE ON SUNDAY! 847-524-9590 (Office phone)    847-963-6687 (Palatine phone-only answered on Sat/Sun) Plug 1775 N. Rand Rd., Palatine, IL 60074 into your GPS TIP 1 : Please be sure to specify Palatine , or you will be shopping at the Walter E. Smithe furniture store in Arlington Heights or at an unspecified location in Lake Zurich. Exit lot in Rosemont and turn right (south) on Mannheim Rd. Turn left (east) on Higgins. (by McDonald's) Stay in left lane and follow signs to 90W-Rockford Entrance will be a sharp left at the 3rd light Stay on 90W Rockford to 53North Take 53N to Rand Rd. (Route 12) TIP 2 : Please do not be tempted to exit at any of the Palatine exits before Rand Rd. It just won't work. Exit Rand Rd. and turn left. (northwest) Drive approximately 1 1/2 miles on Rand. You will pass: Whole Foods, Walmart, Denny's, Dundee Rd. After you pass Dundee Rd. we are down a short way on the right side. Look for the Culver's and turn