Jim Bouton, the irreverent Yankee who died at 80 Wednesday after a long battle with cerebral amyloid angiopathy, was a man of many layers. Criticized and ostracized by many of his former teammates after penning his seminal 1970 tell-all baseball book ...

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Jim Bouton's bawdy 'Ball Four' transformed baseball's public image

1 week ago by Los Angeles Times

With the death Wednesday of Jim Bouton, here are the Great Scorekeeper's figures for the big right-hander: Lifetime pitching record of 62-63. Earned-run average of 3.57. Pitched 1,238.2 innings. Blazed 720 strikeouts in a career spent with the New York ...

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This is a story Yankee pitcher and 'Ball Four' author Jim Bouton didn't want told

1 week ago by New York Daily News

After a few other inquiries, all of which probably began “Hey Jim!” like I couldn't believe I was watching a baseball game with “Bulldog” Bouton, I asked if pitchers on the mound could hear what people in the crowd were saying. Sometimes they could, he said, ...

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This is a story Yankee pitcher and 'Ball Four' author Jim Bouton didn't want told
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Jim Bouton, author of the groundbreaking baseball book 'Ball Four,' dies at 80

1 week ago by TribLIVE

Jim Bouton, a major league pitcher who rose to great heights as part of a New York Yankees dynasty but made a name for himself by writing the first tell-all sports book, “Ball Four,” died Wednesday at age 80. Bouton died at his home in the Berkshires in ...

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Jim Bouton, author of the groundbreaking baseball book 'Ball Four,' dies at 80
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Jim Bouton (1939 - 2019), former Yankee pitcher wrote best-selling tell-all book “Ball Four”

1 week ago by Legacy.com (blog)

Jim Bouton was the former Yankee pitcher who wrote the first insiders look at life in Major League baseball. “Ball Four,” published in 1970, is considered one of the most important sports books of all time. Bouton gave readers the first inside look at the game ...

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Monson: We can thank a courageous, candid man who just died, Jim Bouton, for revealing the truth about pro sports ...

1 week ago by Salt Lake Tribune

In his book, Bouton, who pitched for the Yankees over a notable stretch of his career, chronicled his one season with the Seattle Pilots in 1969, that team's only year of existence, and later being traded to the Houston Astros. He included raucous, bawdy, ...

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Jim Bouton Was Baseball's Misunderstood Evangelist

1 week ago by The New Yorker

On Sunday, September 10, 1978, Jim Bouton took the mound for the Atlanta Braves against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Bouton was thirty-nine years old and hadn't pitched in the majors in eight seasons. He was, by that point, more famous as the author of the ...

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Pitcher, Author, Everyman, Hero: Jim Bouton (1939-2019)

1 week ago by FanGraphs (blog)

Jim Bouton first made his mark as a star right-hander for the Yankees at the tail end of their 45-year dynasty, winning 39 games in the 1963-64 regular seasons (plus two more in a pair of World Series), and making one All-Star team ('63). Yet his second act ...

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Jim Bouton Opened Up the Major Leagues to Everyone

1 week ago by The New York Times

In high school they called him Warm-Up, because he only ever pitched in the bullpen. He was an unknown, this Jim Bouton, having just moved to Illinois from New Jersey. He loved the game, sure. But that didn't mean they had to let him pitch. It was the same ...

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Jim Bouton: Ex-Yankees pitcher, author dies at 80

1 week ago by UPI.com

"The New York Yankees organization is saddened to learn of the passing of former Yankee Jim Bouton," the team said in a news release. "We send our condolences to his family and friends and will be holding a moment of silence in his memory before ...

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From Clayton's Vault: My 2009 Interview with Jim Bouton

1 week ago by Down The Drive (blog)

In the first of our monthly interview series, American Polymath editor Clayton Trutor chats with Jim Bouton, author of the greatest book ever written about baseball, Ball Four (1970). Bouton spent a total of 10 seasons in the big leagues, primarily with the New ...

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Jim Bouton, baseball pitcher, author of the irreverent 'Ball Four,' dies at 80

1 week ago by Press Herald

Jim Bouton, a once-promising pitcher with the New York Yankees who found greater fame as the author of “Ball Four,” an irreverent, best-selling book that angered baseball's hierarchy and changed the way journalists and fans viewed the sports world, died ...

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Jim Bouton, 'Ball Four' author and former Yankees pitcher, dies at 80

1 week ago by fox2now.com

Media reports said Bouton died at his home in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. “Ball Four,” which came out in 1970, had a dramatic effect on baseball by revealing the late-night adventures of players like New York Yankees star Mickey Mantle and the use of ...

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Late Jim Bouton remembered for Yankees and 'Ball Four' fame, but it was Portland that fueled his comeback

1 week ago by OregonLive.com

Jim Bouton, a 21-game winner for the New York Yankees in 1963 and author of the best-selling Major League tell-all book “Ball Four,” died Wednesday. He was 80. News spread quickly on the internet and in the baseball community. The New York Times ...

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Late Jim Bouton remembered for Yankees and 'Ball Four' fame, but it was Portland that fueled his comeback
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Falleció el polémico Jim Bouton, exlanzador de los Yanquis

1 week ago by Panorama.com.ve

Publicado en 1970, “Ball Four” daba detalles de las parrandas de Mickey Mantle, una leyenda de los Yanquis, así como del consumo de sustancias estimulantes en las Grandes Ligas. Las revelaciones de Bouton sobre secretos del béisbol, dentro y fuera del ...

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Falleció Jim Bouton, ex lanzador de los Yanquis y autor de Bola cuatro

1 week ago by El Nacional.com

Jim Bouton, ex lanzador de los Yanquis de Nueva York y autor del libro Bola cuatro, murió el miércoles en Massachusetts luego de una larga batalla contra la demencia vascular, a los 80 años de edad, dijo su familia en un comunicado. Bouton, el ex All-Star ...

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Fallece el exlanzador de los Yankees de Nueva York, Jim Bouton

1 week ago by cdnsportsmax.com.do

Bouton sufría un padecimiento cerebral vinculado con la demencia y recibía atención en un asilo Jim Bouton, el exlanzador de los Yankees que causó conmoción y disgusto entre los conservadores del béisbol con su libro “Ball Four”, ha fallecido. Tenía 80 ...

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Fallece el exlanzador de los Yankees de Nueva York, Jim Bouton
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Falleció Jim Bouton el autor de “bola cuatro” y ex lanzador de los ...

1 week ago by Noticias24

(Nueva York, 11 de julio. EFE).- Jim Bouton, ex lanzador de los Yanquis de Nueva York y autor del libro “Bola Cuatro”, murió el miércoles en Massachusetts luego de una larga batalla contra la demencia vascular a los 80 años de edad, dijo su familia en un ...

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In Memoriam: Jim Bouton

1 week ago by Ballpark Digest

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who blew open professional baseball with his groundbreaking Ball Four, passed away yesterday. He was 80. Bouton had experienced plenty of health problems in recent years: he was diagnosed with ...

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Jim Bouton, 'Ball Four' author and former Yankees pitcher, dies at age 80

1 week ago by CBSSports.com

Former MLB pitcher and author Jim Bouton died Wednesday following a fight with a brain disease linked to dementia. He was 80 years old. According to friends of the family, Bouton died after several weeks of hospice care at his home in Massachusetts, ...

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Jim Bouton, 'Ball Four' author and former Yankees pitcher, dies at age 80
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Fallece Jim Bouton, exlanzador y autor de polémico libro

1 week ago by Centro Tampa

GREAT BARRINGTON, Massachusetts, EE.UU. (AP) — Jim Bouton, el exlanzador de los Yanquis que causó conmoción y disgusto entre los conservadores del béisbol con su libro “Ball Four”, ha fallecido. Tenía 80 años. La familia de Bouton informó que el ...

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Fallece Jim Bouton, ex lanzador de los Yanquis y autor de "Bola ...

1 week ago by CiberCuba

Nueva York (EE.UU.) 10 jul (EFE).- Jim Bouton, ex lanzador de los Yanquis de Nueva York y autor del libro "Bola Cuatro", murió el miércoles en Massachusetts a los 80 años de edad, luego de una larga batalla contra la demencia vascular, dijo su familia en ...

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Fallece exlanzador de Yanquis, Jim Bouton

1 week ago by El Siglo de Torreón

Publicado en 1970, "Ball Four" daba detalles de las parrandas de Mickey Mantle, una leyenda de los Yanquis, así como del consumo de sustancias estimulantes en las Grandes Ligas. Las revelaciones de Bouton sobre secretos del béisbol, dentro y fuera del ...

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Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and 'Ball Four' author, dies

1 week ago by ABC News

Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died. He was 80. Bouton's family said he died Wednesday at the Great Barrington home he shared with wife ...

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Baseball World Will Miss The Sharp Wit Of Jim Bouton

1 week ago by Forbes

Jim Bouton, right, chairman and CEO of the Vintage Base Ball Federation (VBBF), chat with federation team players Matt "Crazy Legs" March, left, of the Bristol Barnstormers from Bristol, Conn., and David "Fleetwood" Chambers of the Pittsfield Hillies from ...

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Former Astro Jim Bouton has died

1 week ago by KPRC Click2Houston

(CNN) - Jim Bouton, whose controversial book "Ball Four" exposed the personal lives of his baseball teammates, died Wednesday after a bout with vascular dementia, his wife, Paula Kurman, said. He was 80. Media reports said Bouton died at his home in ...

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