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
Ball Four gives a lot of insight into the pressures o - Goodreads
Plus, he's a pretty funny damn writer.) - Goodreads
The writing is not dated at all. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Aaron Taylor - Goodreads

Bouton gives an honest look into life in the majors. While I appreciate his candor, I felt like I had my fill a month or two into the season; Bouton's writing gets old after a while. Granted, there's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eric Whoosis - Goodreads

A day by day account of the 1969 baseball season. Much more interesting if you are a baseball fan, probably very boring if you are not. The 20th anniversary edition included updates from 1980 and 1990, which are better than the actual book. Read full review

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