Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking ‘Ball Four,’ dies at 80

(Reuters) – Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, “Ball Four,” attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80. The Newark, New Jersey, … Continue reading Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking ‘Ball Four,’ dies at 80