Ball Four: My Life And Hard Times Throwing The Knuckleball In The Big Leagues

Signed By Mlb Pitcher

Publisher BARNES & NOBLE BOOKS
Year 1993
Edition FIRST, THUS
Printing FIRST
Pages 400
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fine
$144.95

Barnes & Noble Books, 1993. FIRST EDITION, thus, first printing number line with "1". Near mint condition, original dust jacket in mylar protective cover. Rarely seen photographs, statistical appendix. Hand signed in person without inscription, by author (and longtime MLB pitcher) Jim Bouton. First printing of reprint edition. This notorious frank insider look at baseball is a diary of Bouton”s 1969 season as a pitcher with the Seattle Pilots and the Houston Astros, and a memoir of his years with the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, and Houston Astros. Bouton revelations on Mickey Mantle”s lifestyle and excesses spawned much of the book”s notoriety. 400 pages.