Barry Zito, The Wahoos, and Willy “Tea” Taylor

Barry Zito, The Wahoos, and Willy “Tea” Taylor

They say that great singers can sing the phone book and make it beautiful. If that’s the case, great songwriters could write about the phone book and make it beautiful. baseball seems like such a mundane topic to delve into with such depth for a whole song. But in other ways, this presented the greatest challenge to Willy’s songwriting, and by the success of the song, it presents one of his greatest feats.