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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User Review  - Scott_Hercher - LibraryThing

One of the most important sports books every written. Even more so than Jerry Kramer's Instant Replay, Ball Four takes the reader not just into the locker room, but into the mind set of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - mjspear - LibraryThing

First-hand account of a gifted pitcher who played for 4 major league teams in the 1960s, including the Yankees. Bouton has a great sarcastic voice and isn't afraid to tell all, especially about fellow players. (He had a love/hate relationship with Mickey Mantle, e.g.) Read full review

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