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Jim Bouton


Born
in Newark, New Jersey, The United States
March 08, 1939

Died
July 10, 2019

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James Alan Bouton (March 8, 1939 – July 10, 2019) was an American professional baseball player. Bouton played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a pitcher for the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, Houston Astros, and Atlanta Braves between 1962 and 1978. He was also a best-selling author, actor, activist, sportscaster and one of the creators of Big League Chew.

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“Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field? ”
Jim Bouton

“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.”
Jim Bouton

“You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.”
Jim Bouton

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