SABR Nine: Author and Former Big Leaguer Jim Bouton

Love him or hate him, former big-leaguer and author Jim Bouton is sure to be remembered by historians as an icon of the game.

From his days as a professional baseball player, to his groundbreaking book
Ball Four, Bouton has left his indelible mark.

Love him or hate him, former big-leaguer and author Jim Bouton is sure to be remembered by historians as an icon of the game.

From his days as a professional baseball player, to his groundbreaking book
Ball Four, Bouton has left his indelible mark.

In his most recent work, Foul Ball plus Part II, Bouton further chronicles his attempts to save Waconah Park in Pittsfied, Mass. against what he sees as culture of corruption among the city leaders of Pittsfield. The “plus Part II” edition also records his role in the discovery of a document that dates Pittsfield



Originally published: March 21, 2006. Last Updated: March 21, 2006.

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