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Jim Bouton

Jim Bouton (Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)
Jim Bouton (Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)

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July 17, 2019 "Rest in Peace Mr. Bouton. My condolences to your family and friends. May they find peace." - Donna AbuSaft Yankee Fan (Chester, PA)
July 16, 2019 "Well done, Jim. I tip my hat to you. Better yet, I knock the whole thing off. You did it your way. I have coached youth and high school ball for many years now, and the player with the best attitude and love of the game is the team "Bulldog." And going forward, when I watch a game at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield, and they pause the game on a summer eve at sunset for a 15 minute "sun delay" because the sun glare is right in the batter's eyes, and both teams' players, coaches and umps all pause and chat together,I will enjoy the moment with you in mind, smile and say "Thanks, Jim."" - Allan Polak (Otis, MA)
July 16, 2019 "One of my all time favorite writers, he was truly gifted. " - DAVID SIMMONS (Los Angeles, CA)
July 15, 2019 "Cried today. Lost the man who influenced me as a writer more than anyone. My dad suggested I read Ball Four.
Almost 50 years later your style still resonates with me. Ruth, Churchill, Jesus and Bouton. That's my starting staff. " - Gary Moskalyk (Thunder Bay, ON)
July 15, 2019 "May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief." - Philadelphia
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Obituary for Jim Bouton
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...
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