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Ball Four

By Bouton, Jim




Ball Four is a book written by former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Bouton in 1970. The book talks about Bouton's career with the New York Yankees, the Houston Astros, and primarily his season with the Seattle Pilots (the club's only year in existence). Despite its controversy at the time, with baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn's attempts to discredit it and charging it detrimental to the sport, it is considered to be one of the most important sports books ever written.


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Ball Four

Jim Bouton

1993-07-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $500.18


Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

1971-09-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $452.49


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2001-05-06. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $282.15


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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2000-02-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Ball Four (Signed)

Bouton, Jim

World. Hardcover. World Publishing First Print Stated May 1970 signed by Bouton on title page in Fair to good dust jacket book is solid and tight . Good. 1970.

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Price: $175.00


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

Bulldog Publishing. Hardcover. 097091170X New Condition *** Right Off the Shelf | Ships within 2 Business Days ~~~ Customer Service Is Our Top Priority! - Thank you for LOOKING :-) . New.

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Price: $167.05


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Ball Four: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

Jim Bouton

1990-05-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $128.95


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2013-03-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $118.64


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2014-05-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2014-03-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $106.85


Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

Dell Pub Co, 1971-03-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Ball Four

Jim Bouton

New York: Dell Publishing, 1971. Ball Four by Jim Bouton, edited by Leonard Shecter- Dell Publishing, New York- February 1971- 1st Edition-1st Printing- Softcover paperback:-12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall- As New, no jacket as issued- very minor shelf rubs, otherwise, other than opening by customers to see the printing and condition, an unread copy and Gift Quality!- SEE PHOTO- A very controversial book when it was first published- As fine a copy as can be had- Non-fiction-sports-baseball-MLB-Yankees-Bouton (4520). 1st Edition-1st Printing. Paperback. As New/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

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Price: $119.95


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BALL FOUR

Jim Bouton

Ohio: World Publishing Company. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. ; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Price: $100.00


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BALL FOUR

Jim Bouton

New York: World Publishing. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Shelf wear on front/rear panels. Math equation on FEP. Stated First Printing. ; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Price: $100.00


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Ball Four; My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton (AUTHOR SIGNED)

New York, NY: Barnes and Noble Books , 1993 Barnes and Noble Books, New York. 1993. Hardcover. First Printing by Line Number by B&N. A reprint of the 1970 original. Signed by the author on the half title page in blue ink. Book is tight, square and unmarked. Book Condition: Fine. DJ: Near Fine; superficial scratches on the rear panel. Black boards with black cloth overlay on the spine with bright gilt lettering. 400 pp 8vo. A thoroughly honest book about baseball in the form of a diary of a season. This was the first expose of what really goes on in baseball. Bouton illuminates the warts as well and the humor and courage of the men who play baseball for a living. This book will strip away and false notions you may have nursed about the game and the people of baseball. A clean very presentable copy in A Brodart mylar jacket.

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Price: $95.00


Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 2001 llector's Edition. Signed by author on Easton Press Presentation page.. Full blue leather with gilt titles and decorations; silk moire endpapers; all edges gilt; ribbon page marker. Signed Easton Press Certificate of Authenticity and blank bookplate laid in. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dj.

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Price: $90.24


Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2014-03-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $87.63


Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Bouton, Jim, ed. by Leonard Shecter

Place_Pub: New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1993. Reprint Edition. First Thus Printing. Hardcover. Very good/good. 400 pages. Illus., statistical appendix, some soiling and wear to DJ. Signed by the author (Bouton). Reprint of the edition originally published in 1970. This frank insider's look at baseball is a diary of Bouton's 1969 season as a pitcher with the Seattle Pilots and the Houston Astros, and a memoir of his years with the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, and Houston Astros. Bouton's revelations on Mickey Mantle's lifestyle and excesses spawned much of the book's notoriety.

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Ball Four

Jim Bouton (Author); Leonard Shecter (Edited By)

New York: A Dell Book/ Published By Dell Publishing CO., Inc., 1971. 2nd Dell Printing, March 1971 . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 12mo or 12° (Duodecimo): 6¾" x 7¾" tall. 370 pp. Solidly bound copy with minimal external wear, crisp pages and clean text. Slightly creased spine. Minimal crease in front cover.

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Price: $81.57


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Ball Four

jim bouton

VG / VG world 1970. first edition / fifth printing. One of the greatest sports related books ever written -- and most likely the funniest. Look for Bouton in the role of Terry Lennox, next time you watch Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye.

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Price: $75.00


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

Bulldog Publishing. Hardcover. 097091170X Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

Bulldog Publishing, 2001-04-01. Revised. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2000-02-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $67.33


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

North Egremont, MA: Bulldog. Near Fine/VG+. 2000. reprint. hardcover. large 8vo . 528pp . Signed by the author front end paper (no inscription). NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. Contains the original Ball Four plus the later "Epilogs" and a greatly expanded photo section. .

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Price: $60.00


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

Turner, 2014. Paperback. New. 9 x 6 cm.

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Ball Four

Jim Bouton

1993-07-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $56.56


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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

Sports Publishing LLC, 2000-10-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Price: $55.21


Ball Four: Mt Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Bouton, Jim (edited by Leonard Shecter)

The World Publishing Co. As New in Near Fine dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover,illus; Sixth Printing. Book As New. Square, tight, clean. Never read. NO notes. No names or ANY markings. Not remaindered. DJ with light wear at spine ends, else FINE, not price clipped ($6.95) ; Ships in a box, USA; 400 pages; 1st state DJ. .

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Price: $50.00


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

2014-05-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $46.56


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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball In the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

World Publishing Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket in good condition. First edition, first printing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $43.58


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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

Champaign, IL, U.S.A.: Sports Publishing, Inc, 2000 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). NF in VG DJ; flat signed on flyleaf; DJ has price clipped; 12th printing.

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Price: $40.00


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

Bulldog Publishing, 2001-04-01. Hardcover. Good. Ships Out Tomorrow!

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Price: $37.00


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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball In the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

World Publishing Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket in good condition. First edition, later printing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Good clean unmarked copy. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $33.95


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Ball Four

Jim Bouton

Wiley, 1990-07-12. 20th Anniversary. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Ball Four: Twentieth Anniversary Edition

Jim Bouton

1990-05-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $33.39


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

U.S.A.: brilliance Audio, 2013. Audio Book. Very Good. Audio CD. 16 BRAND NEW AUDIO CDs. NEW CDS SEALED in the shrink wrap. Just a bit of shelf wear. Enjoy this NEW AUDIO CD performance GIFT QUALITY for your home and library..

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Price: $29.97


Ball Four

Bouton, Jim

A Dell Book/ Published By Dell Publishing CO. , Inc.. Fair. 1971. Paperback. 9 oz.; 370 pages; PB some reading wear/aging spine lean clean/tight reading copy. Rosetta Books Sports Classics Series 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. Following his death, Bouton’s landmark book has remained popular and his legacy lives on through its many readers, including those who don't ordinarily follow baseball. .

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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

Turner. PAPERBACK. 1630260347 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

Bulldog Publishing, 2001-04-01. Hardcover. Good.

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Ball Four

Bouton, Jim

Dell, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $28.67


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Ball Four

Bouton, Jim

Dell, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $28.51


Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

World. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Price: $28.35


Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

World. Used - Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear.

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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

World. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Price: $28.35


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Ball Four: The Final Pitch

Bouton, Jim

Bulldog Publishing. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Price: $26.54


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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball In the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

World Publishing Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.First edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Boards betray only trifling fading and discoloration and nicks and imperfections commensurate with age. Binding is tight and structurally sound. All interior pages free from markings.

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Price: $25.00


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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

Sports Publishing LLC, 2000-10. Hardcover. Good.

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Price: $24.11


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Ball Four : The Final Pitch

Jim Bouton

Midpoint Trade Books, Incorporated, 2010. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $23.77


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Ball Four: My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball In the Big Leagues

Jim Bouton

World Publishing Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket in good condition. First edition, seventh printing. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Stated first edition, seventh printing, September 1970. The head and tail of the spine show signs of shelfwear damage. The binding is tight; the pages are clean and unmarked. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $23.62