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  - 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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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

5431. Ball Four The Final Pitch, by Jim Bouton (read 13 Dec 2016) I have long wanted to read Ball Four, since it so famous a book. With my interest in major league baseball gloriously renewed in this ... Read full review

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