Jim Bouton

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Birthday
8, 1939
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Death Date
Jul 10, 2019 (80)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1939
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Death Date
Jul 10, 2019 (80)

About

All-Star pitcher most notably for the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves. He wrote the controversial tell-all book Ball Four.

Before Fame

He played high school baseball with future NBA owner Jerry Colangelo.

Trivia

He was a member of the 1962 World Series champions. He won both of his starts in the 1964 World Series.

Family Life

He was married to first wife Bobbie from 1962 until 1981. He married his second wife, Paula Kurman in 1982; they had two sons together.

Associated With

His tell-all received a lot of backlash from Hall of Fame center fielder Mickey Mantle.