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larrybob



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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 3:38 am    Post subject: 1950s Baldies Reply with quote

What, there was a 1950 street gang in Minneapolis called The Baldies organized by a Deuce Casper? Was the 80s skinhead crew aware of that?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Baldies
I'm a little doubtful about this article and the references seem to be mostly self-published. Strib archives aren't free or I'd search there for contemporary documentation.
This page seems somewhat credible:
http://www.jeanneandersen.net/gangs.html

Also, for the 80s skinheads, there is this:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Minneapolis-Baldies/74704798166
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Mild Thing



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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My friend's uncle- "Bud" Cassidy- was a Baldie. He and another guy doing time in Stillwater are the last two alive I'm told.
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Ollie Stench



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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 4:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.youtube.com/embed/CidzNp2hRyg
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