Jim Bouton

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Jim Bouton

Post by sancarlos » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:06 pm

Yup.

If you haven’t yet read Ball Four, do it now. Immediately changed everybody’s understanding of Major League Baseball.

The dude had an interesting life.
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Re: Jim Bouton

Post by A_B » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:16 pm

I do think I will grab that for my vacation in a week. Good looking out.
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Re: Jim Bouton

Post by mister d » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:24 am

One of the few books I've read multiple times.
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Re: Jim Bouton

Post by Pruitt » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:46 am

It was a great book - the birthday cake scene will live with me forever.
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Re: Jim Bouton

Post by mister d » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:06 am

"He said play it louder" is still hilarious to me.
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Re: Jim Bouton

Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:08 pm

Shitfuck. Pound those Budweisers, boys.
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Re: Jim Bouton

Post by DSafetyGuy » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:58 pm

Dave Zirin had this good Q&A with Bouton in 2007.
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Re: Jim Bouton

Post by sancarlos » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:45 pm

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:58 pm
Dave Zirin had this good Q&A with Bouton in 2007.
That was great.

ETA: Deadspin also featured a nice piece by Charles Pierce.
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