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Ball Four by Jim Bouton
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Feb 08, 2009

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bookshelves: sports, nonfiction
Read in February, 2009

It's a good look at baseball in 1969 -- and while none of the revelations are particularly surprising (baseball players drink! and chase women!), Bouton is an interesting guide. I like it when he veers off a little and starts thinking about race and Vietnam and other issues, but there are some great baseball stories, too.
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