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https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Four-Jim-Bouton/dp/0440004152 Nov 18, 2015 · Ball Four is a baseball classic, a number one bestseller when it was published; it still is in demand throughout the U.S. Now in a new updated hardcover edition, Ball Four will reach a whole new generation of avid baseball fans. In fact, Ball Four has been selected by the NY Public Library as one of the "Books of the Century."5/5(6)…

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https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/ball-four-jim-bouton/1102998352 The beloved baseball classic now available in paperback, with an updated epilogue by Jim Bouton. When Ball Four was first published in 1970, it hit the sports world like a lightning bolt. Commissioners, executives, and players were shocked. Sportswriters called author Jim Bouton a traitor …4/5…

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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/762563.Ball_Four Jan 01, 1970 · "Ball Four" is the April Baseball Book Club selection, author is Jim Bouton. Jim Bouton played professional baseball as a pitcher from 1962 to 1970. It's unheard of to have a pitcher play for that long, because of eventual and certain damage to a throwing arm.4/5…

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Bouton Bouton authored the baseball book Ball Four, which was a combination diary of his 1969 season and memoir of his years with the Yankees, Pilots, and Astros.Earned run average: 3.57…

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https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/ball-four_jim-bouton/247055/ Jul 01, 1990 · "Ball Four" is a diary that covers the year of a baseball player, in this case Jim Bouton, who spent the 1969 season with the expansion Seattle Pilots and then the Houston Astros. Entertaining on many levels, "Ball Four" also serves as a mirror of the times -- in the late 1960s, many established concepts and ideas, in politics, music, mass media, and sports, were being shattered.Cited by: 4…

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https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Four-Anniversary-Jim-Bouton/dp/0020306652 A book deep in the American vein, so deep in fact it is by no means a sports book" —David Halberstam "Ball Four is a people book, not just a baseball book." —Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times. When Ball Four was first published in 1970, it hit the sports world like a lightning bolt. Commissioners, executives, players and ...Cited by: 4…

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https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Four-Final-Jim-Bouton/dp/1630260347 Mar 14, 2015 · "Ball Four is a people book, not just a baseball book." —Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times. Read more. About the Author. After his career as a major league pitcher, Jim Bouton was a writer, businessman, motivational speaker, and ace pitcher for a semipro baseball team near his home in Teaneck, New Jersey. He passed away in July 2019.4.4/5(595)…

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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/762563.Ball_Four Jan 01, 1970 · Ball Four might be the greatest baseball book ever written! Correction, Ball Four might be the greatest sports book ever written. What Bouton accomplished with Ball Four was to tear the cover off of professional sports by exposing the tangled core underneath the canned responses to interviews, the hagiography of sports heroes, and the mundane existence of living out of a suitcase for six months.4/5…

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Bouton Upon its publication, baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn called Ball Four "detrimental to baseball", and tried to force Bouton to sign a statement saying that the book was completely fictional. Bouton, however, refused to deny any of Ball Four's revelations. Some teammates never forgave him for disclosing information given to him in confidence ...Earned run average: 3.57…

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/jim-bouton-baseball-pitcher-whose-ball-four-gave-irreverent-peek-inside-the-game-dies-at-80/2019/07/10/f73acf52-b4e5-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html Jul 10, 2019 · Jim Bouton, a once-promising pitcher with the New York Yankees who found greater fame as the author of “Ball Four,” an irreverent, best-selling book that angered baseball’s hierarchy and ...…

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https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/ball-four_jim-bouton/247055/ Jul 01, 1990 · Baseball was outraged when the book first came out in 1970. Many players and baseball executives considered Bouton a turncoat. But the years have shown that Ball Four was a groundbreaking book, one that set the standard for tell-all books to come. These other books, however, have never reached the level of excellence of Bouton's "Ball Four."Cited by: 4…

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https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/81719-ball-four The cups are metal inserts that fit inside the jock strap, and when a baseball hits one it’s called ringing the bell, which rhymes with hell, which is what it hurts like. It’s funny, even if you’re in the outfield, or in the dugout, no matter how far away, when a guy gets it in the cup you can hear it. Ding Dong.” ― Jim Bouton, Ball Four…

Jim Bouton Official Web Site: Ball Four

http://jimbouton.com/ballfour.html/ Ball Four : The Final Pitch "It is not just a diary of Bouton's 1969 season with the Seattle Pilots and Houston Astros," says sportswriter Jim Caple. "It's a vibrant, funny, telling history of an era that seems even further away than three decades.…