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Twentieth-anniversary edition of a baseball classic, with a new epilogue by Jim Bouton.

When first published in 1970, Ball Four stunned the sports world. The commissioner, executives, and players were shocked. Sportswriters called author Jim Bouton a traitor and ""social leper."" Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force him to declare the book untrue. Fans, however, loved the book. And serious critics called it an important social document. Today, Jim Bouton is still not invited to Oldtimer's Days at Yankee Stadium. But his landmark book is still being read by people who don'tordinarily follow baseball. Review
As a player, former hurler Jim Bouton did nothing half-way; he threw so hard he'd lose his cap on almost every pitch. In the early '70s, he tossed off one of the funniest, most revealing, insider's takes on baseball life in Ball Four, his diary of the season he tried to pitch his way back from oblivion on the strength of a knuckler. The real curve, though, is Bouton's honesty. He carves humans out of heroes, and shines a light into the game's corners. A quarter century later, Bouton's unique baseball voice can still bring the heat.
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Former major league pitcher Jim Bouton's sequel to his famous "Ball Four" - one of the best baseball books ever written. Bouton writes about the reaction to the book from MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, fellow players and his publisher. Also, reviews from those who liked the book and lots more.

Two Lady Productions: Jim Bouton Documentary

This documentary explores the Jim Bouton's Life on and off the baseball.

How the Great Recession helped Katie Bouton - Upstart

onducting executive searches for some of the country's best-known nonprofit organizations as founder and president of Koya Leadership Partners , Katie Bouton has seen some good come from the economic turmoil that began in 2008. Where corporate... Source:

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  • Jim Bouton remembers the 1964 World Series

    10/24/14 ,via

    The first New York Yankees dynasty began in the early 1920s with the arrival of Babe Ruth, and ended in 1964 when the Yankees lost a close World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals. That was exactly 50 years ago, and young Jim Bouton earned two of the 

  • How the Great Recession helped Katie Bouton

    11/01/14 ,via Upstart

    C onducting executive searches for some of the country's best-known nonprofit organizations as founder and president of Koya Leadership Partners, Katie Bouton has seen some good come from the economic turmoil that began in 2008. Where corporate

Twitter Jim Bouton handsigned book New York Yankee memorabilia "Foul Ball" COA #Yankees 11/02/14, @OurYankees
Forget goals. Value the process. - Jim Bouton 11/02/14, @MerkeyjJanice
@AndrewJParker FYC: Aaron Eckhart as Jim Bouton. 11/02/14, @EM6211


  • Jim's Macaroni Salad

    processed cheese, cider vinegar, dill pickle, eggs, green pepper, mayonnaise, black pepper, onions

  • Jim's Tuna Salad

    cucumber, eggs, lettuce, artichoke, mayonnaise, salt, dark sesame oil, tomato, tuna, water


  • The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2007-2008

    McFarland. 2009. ISBN: 9780786453313,0786453311. 278 pages.

    This anthology gathers selected papers from the 2007 and 2008 meetings of the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, the long-running academic conference held annually at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Essays included employ the national pastime to comment on issues transcending the playing field, and are divided into six sections: "Cultural Perspectives on the Game," "Literary Baseball," "Baseball at the Movies," "Minority Standard Bearers," "New Leagues," and "The Business of Baseball."

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  • Berkshires have had a mound presence in World Series

    10/21/14 ,via Berkshire Eagle

    Reardon later would pitch for the Atlanta Braves in the 1992 World Series against the Toronto Blue Jays. Longtime South County resident Jim Bouton apperared for the Yankees in 1963 against the Los Angeles Dodgers and the following year against the St ...

  • Former Yankee Pitcher Jim Bouton Still Having Fun With Baseball

    10/18/14 ,via Observer-Dispatch

    On Saturday October 12 over at Parkhurst Field on Harrison Street in Gloversville, the Whatley Pioneers have scheduled as their starting pitcher - Jim Bouton. Yep, the same Jim Bouton who pitched in 10 big league seasons, including seven ...

  • This day in baseball history — Mantle’s walk-off homer gives Yanks series lead

    10/10/14 ,via POWERLINE

    On October 10, the Series resumed in New York. Curt Simmons, age 35, was on the mound for St. Louis; Jim Bouton, age 25, for New York. Bouton had pitched effectively in his one World Series outing against the Dodgers the previous year. Simmons had never ...


Jim Bouton - Official Site

Jim Bouton wrote Ball Four about his professional baseball season with the Seattle Pilots.

Jim Bouton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

James Alan "Jim" Bouton (born March 8, 1939) is an American retired professional baseball player. Bouton played in Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher for the New ...

Jim Bouton - IMDb

Jim Bouton, Actor: The Long Goodbye. Jim Bouton was born on March 8, 1939 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as James Alan Bouton. He is an actor and writer, known for The ...

Jim Bouton Statistics and History |

Mobile Site You Are Here > BR Home > Encyclopedia of Players > B Listing > Jim Bouton Statistics and History. ... Jim Nash (962) David Palmer (959) Jim McGlothlin (957)

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