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The legacy of Jim Bouton's classic locker room tell-all. [Read More]
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Last week, Jim Bouton, ex-big-league pitcher and author of one of the most culturally significant sports books ever written, "Ball Four," died with little fanfare... [Read More]
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Jim Bouton died last week at his Great Barrington, Mass., home. He was 80. Few pitchers with sub-.500 career winning percentages impacted baseball's modern era... [Read More]
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"Sunday Morning" looks back at three unique and iconoclastic individuals we lost this week: billionaire and presidential candidate Ross Perot, baseball pitcher and "Ball Four"... [Read More]
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If you ever had the chance to have Jim Bouton sign a copy of "Ball Four," his autograph often came with the quip, "Smoke 'em... [Read More]
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After hearing the news of the death of former Jim Bouton, I recalled how the author of "Ball Four" encouraged me to write books. [Read More]
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Thank God we were able to give the ball back to its owner. [Read More]
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Jim Bouton, the author of Ball Four, died this week. Half a decade before he wrote that classic, Bouton was a star pitcher for the... [Read More]
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How Jim Bouton's "Ball Four" changed the way we look at athletes. [Read More]
Jim Bouton, the baseball player who spilled the dirt on the Major Leagues with his celebrated memoir, Ball Four, died this week at the age... [Read More]
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When I was 10, I loved baseball. Then, I read a particular book about baseball. This book didn't affect how I felt about baseball. But... [Read More]
Bouton, who died Wednesday, spoke to Fresh Air in 1986 about his 1970 tell-all memoir, in which he drew on his seven years with the... [Read More]
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"Ball Four" is rooted in dreams. Jim Bouton was a man ruled by dreams, and his otherworldly ability to time and again turn them into... [Read More]
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... [Read More]
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In 1969 and 1970, two books were published that demystified two of the most hidebound American institutions—presidential campaigns and major-league baseball. By and large, both... [Read More]
Writer Jim Sullivan remembers Major League Baseball player, Jim Bouton, who wrote the seminal tell-all baseball book, "Ball Four." [Read More]
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