Jim Bouton

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Birthday
8, 1939
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Newark, NJ

About

All-Star pitcher who wrote the controversial tell-all book Ball Four.

Before Fame

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

Trivia

He wore a high jersey number during his career in baseball to remind him of how close he came to not making it.

Family Life

He was married to first wife Bobbie until divorcing and marrying his second wife, Paula, with whom he had two sons.

Associated With

He wrote a book that made Hall of Fame center fielder Mickey Mantle very angry.