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I'm Glad You Didn't Take it Personally

I'm Glad You Didn't Take it Personally

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I'm Glad You Didn't Take it Personally

by Jim Bouton

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1971 William Morrow and Company, New York. 1971. Hardcover. First Edition (NAP). Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; scant shelfwear. DJ: Good+; Price Clipped; light bumping and wear to head, tail, and tips; toning to peripheral edges of DJ; shallow wrinkles to panels (from printing process?). Red cloth boards and spine with bright black lettering on the spine. Red textblock top.220 pp 8vo. This book is a follow-on to Bouton's book Ball Four in which he tells about what happened to him as a result of having written the expose of major league baseball, Ball Four. This book covers the fallout from the book, his becoming a leper in many circles, his time on television, and his encounter with Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn. A clean very presentable copy in a Brodart mylar jacket.


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I'm Glad You Didn't Take it Personally
Jim Bouton
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
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Good +
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1st Edition
William Morrow and Company
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date Published
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
0.00 lbs
Jim Bouton, Ball Four, Ball Five, major league baseball, professional baseball, baseball pitcher, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Seattle Pilots, Bowie Kuhn, author, television broadcaster,
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Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.


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