Bouton played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a pitcher for the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, Houston Astros, and Atlanta Braves between 1962 and 1978. He was also a best-selling author who wrote Ball Four. He was also an activist, sportscaster and one of the creators of Big League Chew.
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- Wallace, Carol (June 20, 1983). "Bobbie Bouton and Nancy Marshall Fire a Literary Strike Past the Myth of the Happy Baseball Wife". People. 19 (24). Retrieved September 7, 2013.
Bouton: When Jim was a McGovern delegate [in 1972], I was asked to do some canvassing and I agreed. Jim was furious. He wanted me home when he was home.
- "Yankees pitcher and "Ball Four" author Jim Bouton dies at 80". New York Daily News. July 10, 2019. Retrieved July 10, 2019.