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  - Chris - Goodreads

I can't believe I have never read the originator of all the tell-all sports books. A great read, enjoyable all the way through, especially the updated version with the extra chapters every 10 years after the book's release. Read full review

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User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

3+ The main part of the book is worth reading, at least for a sports fan who's curious about landmarks like Ball Four's initial publishing, but as a read it drags -- a diary that is appreciable from ... Read full review

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