Paul Dickson quoted in William Safire’s “On Language” column

In William Safire’s April 15 “On Language” column, he writes how the language of baseball has permeated all aspects of the English language. His source material for the less-well-known phrases is none other than the third edition of The Dickson Baseball Dictionary, edited by SABR Paul Dickson.

In William Safire’s April 15 “On Language” column, he writes how the language of baseball has permeated all aspects of the English language. His source material for the less-well-known phrases is none other than the third edition of The Dickson Baseball Dictionary, edited by SABR Paul Dickson.



Originally published: April 20, 2009. Last Updated: April 20, 2009.

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