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Discover the lasting legacy of"Ball Four" 

A Timeless Classic!

Time Magazine's 100 Greatest on-Fiction Books of all time

A Whole New Ballgame!

New York Public Library's 100 most important books of the century

“A ballplayer spends a good piece of his life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.”

"A book deep in the American vein, so deep in fact it is by no means a sports book."―David Halberstam

"An irreverent, best-selling book that angered baseball's hierarchy and changed the way journalists and fans viewed the sports world."―The Washington Post

"A great book, wildly entertaining, worth reading every two or three years."―Rob Neyer

About the Author

After his career as a major league pitcher, Jim Bouton was a writer, businessman, motivational speaker, and ace pitcher for a semipro baseball team near his home in Teaneck, New Jersey. He passed away in July 2019.

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