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

Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four,' dies at 80

jim bouton - ABC News
7:00am PDT - July 11th, 2019

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jim bouton - Fox Sports
12:43am PDT - July 11th, 2019

Former New York Yankees pitcher and 'Ball Four' author Jim Bouton dies aged 80 after dementia battle

Former baseball star Jim Bouton died at his home in Massachusetts on Wednesday at the age of 80. He had been in hospice care for weeks battling a brain disease linked to dementia.

jim bouton - Daily Mail
8:06pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Jim Bouton, whose 'Ball Four' demythologized baseball, dies at 80

"Ball Four" destroyed the myth of baseball as a wholesome pursuit of God-fearing, milk-drinking young men and made Jim Bouton a literary star.

jim bouton - NBC News
7:44pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Jim Bouton, Yankees pitcher whose 'Ball Four' blew the whistle on baseball, dies at 80

"Ball Four" destroyed the myth of baseball as a wholesome pursuit of God-fearing, milk-drinking young men and made Jim Bouton a literary star.

jim bouton - NBC News
7:44pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, dead at 80

Jim Bouton, the former Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, has died at the age of 80, according to multiple reports.

jim bouton - Fox News
7:22pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Former NY Yankee Jim Bouton, who exposed MLB's warts with book 'Ball Four', dead at 80

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.

jim bouton - CBC News
7:19pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking 'Ball Four,' dies at 80

Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80.

jim bouton - Reuters
7:13pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking 'Ball Four,' dies at 80

Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80.

jim bouton - Reuters
7:13pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80

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 at 80

jim bouton - Fox Sports
7:10pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80

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 at 80

jim bouton - USA Today
7:10pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Jim Bouton, former Yankees pitcher who shocked the baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died at 80

Jim Bouton, former Yankees pitcher who shocked the baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died at 80

jim bouton - Fox Sports
7:03pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

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

JIm Bouton, whose controversial book "Ball Four" exposed the personal lives of his baseball teammates, died Wednesday, his wife Paula Kurman said. He was 80.

jim bouton - CNN
6:48pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Jim Bouton, Author of Tell-All Baseball Memoir ‘Ball Four,’ Dies at 80

A pitcher who had modest success with the Yankees in the 1960s, Bouton revealed the seamier side of baseball in a book that was a best seller.

jim bouton - The New York Times
6:06pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

Former Yankees Pitcher, 'Ball Four' Author Jim Bouton Dies at Age 80

Former MLB pitcher Jim Bouton, who wrote the critically acclaimed and controversial Ball Four that detailed his 1969 season, passed away Wednesday at the age of 80...

jim bouton - Bleacher Report
5:37pm PDT - July 10th, 2019

On page 245 of 457 of Ball Four, Plus Ball Five, by Jim Bouton https://t.co/IrYv8zrqD1

Donald Capone (@DonaldCapone)
7:53pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @SABRbbcards: New post! In which @MarkArmour04's post about Jim Bouton reminded @vossbrink about how Bouton invented Collect-A-Books. Ye…

Laura Collins ⚾ (@Collins28Laura)
7:29pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

"Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?" - Jim Bouton

Abby Forbes (@AbbyDForbes1)
6:33pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

LRT: Y'all couldn't even wait until the Jim Bouton tributes slowed down. "Apolitical" is also a stand, and with the "good German" myth evaporating in the summer heat, choose a side of history that makes a legacy matter. Empathy is a lot more important than comfort in this moment.

Yakyu Night Owl (@YakyuNightOwl)
6:14pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @SABRbbcards: New post! In which @MarkArmour04's post about Jim Bouton reminded @vossbrink about how Bouton invented Collect-A-Books. Ye…

Heavy J ⚾ (@HeavyJ28)
5:19pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

John Paul Stevens & Jim Bouton, R.I.P. | First Draft https://t.co/EObgE1GZBS

Shecky (@Adrastosno)
2:24pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @SABRbbcards: New post! In which @MarkArmour04's post about Jim Bouton reminded @vossbrink about how Bouton invented Collect-A-Books. Ye…

robneyer ⚾️ (@robneyer)
2:06pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @jay_jaffe: Audio from @gelf Varsity Letters Tribute to Jim Bouton now posted. Pt. 1 is myself, @MitchNathanson, @UniWatch. Pt. 2 is @ne

Nick Diunte (@ExamineBaseball)
12:22pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @jay_jaffe: Audio from @gelf Varsity Letters Tribute to Jim Bouton now posted. Pt. 1 is myself, @MitchNathanson, @UniWatch. Pt. 2 is @ne

Jacob Pomrenke (@buckweaver)
12:12pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

Audio from @gelf Varsity Letters Tribute to Jim Bouton now posted. Pt. 1 is myself, @MitchNathanson, @UniWatch. Pt. 2 is @neildemause, @ExamineBaseball. All of us had v different angles in our appreciations of Jim and Ball Four https://t.co/6drZZzSKG2 https://t.co/KWUW6esDES

Jay Jaffe (@jay_jaffe)
12:05pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @gelf: If you missed last night's Varsity Letters, you can listen to the audio here: Part 1: @jay_jaffe, @MitchNathanson, @UniWatch htt…

Nick Diunte (@ExamineBaseball)
12:03pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

If you missed last night's Varsity Letters, you can listen to the audio here: Part 1: @jay_jaffe, @MitchNathanson, @UniWatch https://t.co/EieAS4ljVV Part 2: @neildemause, @ExamineBaseball https://t.co/JMP4cqhO3X

Gelf Magazine (@gelf)
12:02pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @ExamineBaseball: Video of my tribute to Jim Bouton and Ball Four from the @gelf Varsity Letters event in NYC. Pound a Budweiser in Joe…

Gelf Magazine (@gelf)
12:00pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @ExamineBaseball: Excellent evening celebrating Jim Bouton's "Ball Four" with @gelf at Varsity Letters in NYC with @UniWatch @jay_jaffe

Gelf Magazine (@gelf)
12:00pm PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @TWIBHistory: I've been told we should only tweet out this episode once, but it's too dang important! Episode 109 - Remembering Jim Bo…

Lou Johnson (@LouBJohnson)
11:38am PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @thauserkstp: Here’s just one example of the funny anecdotes from Jim Bouton’s “Ball Four,” his stream-of-consciousness diary about most…

Emperatriz Morales (@Emperatriz1827)
10:42am PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @thauserkstp: A sad day in MLB. Jim Bouton has died...author of “Ball Four,” one of the greatest baseball books of all-time. It had a hu…

Emperatriz Morales (@Emperatriz1827)
10:41am PDT - July 19th, 2019
Video of my tribute to Jim Bouton and Ball Four from the @gelf Varsity Letters event in NYC. Pound a Budweiser in Joe Schultz's memory. https://t.co/sDjMwktAOQ https://t.co/bleKey04uv

Video of my tribute to Jim Bouton and Ball Four from the @gelf Varsity Letters event in NYC. Pound a Budweiser in Joe Schultz's memory. https://t.co/sDjMwktAOQ https://t.co/bleKey04uv

Nick Diunte (@ExamineBaseball)
10:05am PDT - July 19th, 2019

"The older they get, the better they were when they were younger." Jim Bouton showed how to be an individual, even in a sport as traditional as baseball. Even as a Yankee. #belated #RIP https://t.co/ipZrogTOsr

James Sullivan (@sullivanjames)
9:16am PDT - July 19th, 2019

New post! In which @MarkArmour04's post about Jim Bouton reminded @vossbrink about how Bouton invented Collect-A-Books. Yes this post includes patents. https://t.co/tds70UmzD2

SABR Baseball Cards (@SABRbbcards)
9:08am PDT - July 19th, 2019

Jim Bouton, RIP. Age 80. Better baseball writer than pitcher, but a pretty good pitcher. Every tell-all book after Ball Four is an imitation. Sleep well. https://t.co/RSA5B58WO3

John Parker (@johnparkerex)
8:37am PDT - July 19th, 2019
Excellent evening celebrating Jim Bouton's

Excellent evening celebrating Jim Bouton's "Ball Four" with @gelf at Varsity Letters in NYC with @UniWatch @jay_jaffe @fieldofschemes https://t.co/tDpobwUuxT

Nick Diunte (@ExamineBaseball)
8:35am PDT - July 19th, 2019

John Paul Stevens & Jim Bouton, R.I.P. https://t.co/EObgE1GZBS

Shecky (@Adrastosno)
8:26am PDT - July 19th, 2019

RT @greg_prince: Kudos to @gelf for organizing tonight's Varsity Letters tribute to Jim Bouton & @uniwatch @ExamineBaseball @fieldofschemes

Gelf Magazine (@gelf)
8:54pm PDT - July 18th, 2019