Ball four : the final pitch

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New York : Turner, [2014].
9781630260347, 1630260347


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New York : Turner, [2014].
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xxi, 540 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781630260347, 1630260347


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Includes index.
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"Includes the original edition, the preface, all of the updates, a new epiloge, the index, rogues' gallery of 124 photos, plus personal photos"--Back cover.
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Revised edition of: Ball four plus ball five, 1981.
The beloved baseball classic now available in paperback, with a new prologue by Jim Bouton. When Ball Four was first published in 1970, it hit the sports world like a lightning bolt. Commissioners, executives, and players were shocked. Sportswriters called author Jim Bouton a traitor and social leper. Commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force him to declare the book untrue. Fans, however, loved the book. And serious critics called it an important social document. Today, Jim Bouton is still not invited to Oldtimer's Days at Yankee Stadium. But his landmark book is still being read by people who don't ordinarily follow baseball. For the updated edition of this historic book, Bouton has written a new prologue, detailing his perspective on how baseball has changed since the last edition was released.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bouton, J., Shecter, L., & Bouton, J. (2014). Ball four: the final pitch . Turner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bouton, Jim, Leonard, Shecter and Jim. Bouton. 2014. Ball Four: The Final Pitch. New York: Turner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bouton, Jim, Leonard, Shecter and Jim. Bouton. Ball Four: The Final Pitch New York: Turner, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bouton, Jim,, Leonard Shecter, and Jim Bouton. Ball Four: The Final Pitch Turner, 2014.

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