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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Bouton has a sharp wit and easy writing style. - 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  - John-Paul - Goodreads

Like a lot of people, the first baseball book I enjoyed was Michael Lewis' "Moneyball." That book's depiction of the way that "baseball men," like all men who have given themselves to an institution ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gregg Moeller - Goodreads

I first read this book in high school, when it still had the stigma of being a "dirty book" that soiled the good image of baseball...instead, it made the ballplayers human, with good and bad traits ... Read full review

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