Ball Four

By Bouton, Jim

Ball Four is a book written by former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Bouton in 1970. The book talks about Bouton's career with the New York Yankees, the Houston Astros, and primarily his season with the Seattle Pilots (the club's only year in existence). Despite its controversy at the time, with baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn's attempts to discredit it and charging it detrimental to the sport, it is considered to be one of the most important sports books ever written.

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Ball Four

by Jim Bouton

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1970
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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

by Jim Bouton

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1971-03-01
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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

by Jim Bouton

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2000-10-01
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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

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1993
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Ball Four

by Jim Bouton

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1971
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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

by Jim Bouton

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2001
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Ball Four

by Jim Bouton

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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

by Bouton, Jim, ed. by Leonard Shecter

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1993
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Ball Four

by Jim Bouton (Author); Leonard Shecter (Edited By)

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1971
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1970
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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball In the Big Leagues

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Ball Four

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by Bouton , Jim

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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

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1971-03
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Ball Four

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1971
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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

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2013
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Ball Four

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1971
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1970
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Ball Four

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9780440004158
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Ball Four

by Jim Bouton (Author); Leonard Shecter (Edited By)

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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball In the Big Leagues

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