Ball four: my life and hard times throwing the knuckleball in the Big Leagues

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World Pub. Co., 1970 - Sports & Recreation - 400 pages
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The diary of a major-league baseball player during one season reveals the game's venal and foolish aspects

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Cool insight into baseball during that time. - Goodreads
Just kind of a meandering, plodding pace. - Goodreads
Bouton is a good writer. - Goodreads
Plus, he's a pretty funny damn writer.) - Goodreads
The writing is not dated at all. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Monte Lamb - Goodreads

There are some books that should be read every 10 years or so and if you are a baseball fan, this is maybe the most important. It is important to remember that when this book first came out, it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Douglas Cosby - Goodreads

Unabridged audio version: Bouton's book made him a pariah to baseball for decades after its release, and he details this in all of his several (three?) epilogues/revisions. While he did show how ... Read full review

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