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To the editor:Much has been written about Jim Bouton, our local citizen, colleague, and contributor to our Berkshire community. There is, perhaps, one facet of... [Read More]
Baseball has inspired many a wordsmith to practice word-smithery of the highest order - Roger Angell in The New Yorker, Red Smith on a daily... [Read More]
The legacy of Jim Bouton's classic locker room tell-all. [Read More]
Last week, Jim Bouton, ex-big-league pitcher and author of one of the most culturally significant sports books ever written, "Ball Four," died with little fanfare... [Read More]
Jim Bouton died last week at his Great Barrington, Mass., home. He was 80. Few pitchers with sub-.500 career winning percentages impacted baseball's modern era... [Read More]
"Sunday Morning" looks back at three unique and iconoclastic individuals we lost this week: billionaire and presidential candidate Ross Perot, baseball pitcher and "Ball Four"... [Read More]
The Reds are in the early stage of a 25 games in 26 days run, 13 against Central teams. It will tax the pitching staff even... [Read More]
If you ever had the chance to have Jim Bouton sign a copy of "Ball Four," his autograph often came with the quip, "Smoke 'em... [Read More]
After hearing the news of the death of former Jim Bouton, I recalled how the author of "Ball Four" encouraged me to write books. [Read More]
One of the most influential teachers I ever had didn't, so far as I know, have any formal training as an educator. Last week Jim... [Read More]
Former Major League pitcher and author Jim Bouton died Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts after a long battle with vascular dementia. He was 80.... [Read More]
Jim Bouton, the author of Ball Four, died this week. Half a decade before he wrote that classic, Bouton was a star pitcher for the... [Read More]
When word came that Jim Bouton had passed away earlier this week at the age of 80, I was hit by a flood of memories.Some... [Read More]
Thoughts on Brian Wheeler, Jim Bouton and more, Local Sports, Portland local Sports, Breaking Sports alerts for Portland city. [Read More]
Jim Bouton, who died last week, made one glorious comeback to major league baseball in 1978. [Read More]
Jim Bouton, pitcher, author, all-time baseball rebel, died Wednesday. He was 80. My bookshelves contain his masterpiece, between the Baseball Encyclopedia and The Boys... [Read More]
How Jim Bouton's "Ball Four" changed the way we look at athletes. [Read More]
Jim Bouton, the baseball player who spilled the dirt on the Major Leagues with his celebrated memoir, Ball Four, died this week at the age... [Read More]