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Ball Four is a book written by former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Bouton in 1970. The book is a diary of Bouton's 1969 season, spent with the Seattle Pilots (during the club's only year in existence) and then the Houston Astros following a late-season trade. In it Bouton also recounts much of his baseball career, spent mainly with the New York Yankees.
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Jim Bouton, a pitcher of modest achievement but a celebrated iconoclast who left a lasting mark on baseball as the author of “Ball Four,” a raunchy, shrewd, irreverent — and best-selling ...
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 Long Goodbye (1973), How Do You Know (2010) and Ball Four (1976). He has been married to Paula Kurman since 1978. He was previously married to Bobbie Bouton.