(HARVEY FROMMER IS AT WORK ON A BOOK ON THE FIRST SUPER BOWL (1967). ANYONE WITH CONTACTS, STORIES, SUGGESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT HIM)
With the start of a new baseball season, baseball lingo is in the air. The words and phrases are spoken and written day after day, year after year - generally without any wonderment as to how they became part of the language. All have a history, a story. A brief sampler follows with more to come . . .
Baseball Books to Cheer For: "Bill Veeck," "Pinstripe Empire," and "Driving Mr. Yogi"
There are all kinds of sure signs of the coming of spring: green grass, budded trees, nicer weather, better spirits, the return of the national pastime and the avalanche of new baseball books of all types and quality.