Radio: Swing, Swanged, Swunged

New York Yankee fans were coping this week with a brand-new vernacular. In a pre-game TV interview with Manager Casey Stengel, big, ham-handed Dizzy Dean boomed: "You ain't a-woofin' about that, brother!" The fans also noted, for future reference, that the Arkansas-born announcer conjugates the verb to swing as swing, swanged, swunged.

Grey-haired and 45 lbs. heavier than he was when he was pitching for the St. Louis Cardinals in the '30s 39-year-old Jay Hanna Dean is no radio & TV novice. His broadcasts of St. Louis ball games during the past nine years have put him in a position to...

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