A new professional baseball organization - the United League - plans to start play in 1996 with up to 12 teams. You'll have a clue about the quality of play if games are broadcast on the Comedy Central.

- Maybe there's something to be said for Newt Gingrich's idea that baseball negotiators watch "Field of Dreams" and then talk. At least it's a better choice than "Terminator II."- Congress is thinking of revoking part of baseball's antitrust exemption. Players have been off so long they also may need an antirust exemption.