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Subject: His book was controversial because it was so brutally honest, especially when it came to people like Mickey Mantle


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Not the All American Boy
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Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 05:49:57pm
In reply to: Dies at 80 's message, "Former Yankees Pitcher &" Ball Four" Author Jim Bouton" on Wednesday, July 10, 05:14:45pm


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Sadly, he outlived a daughter who was killed in a late 90's auto accident (NT)He wrote about tragedy that in a Ball Four updateWednesday, July 10, 05:52:07pm
    Here's the opening credits to "Ball Four" a 70's TV series based on his bookBouton played a thinly disguised version of himselfWednesday, July 10, 06:01:14pm


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