The baseball player Jim Bouton died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
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.
He played high school baseball with future NBA owner Jerry Colangelo.
He was a member of the 1962 World Series champions. He won both of his starts in the 1964 World Series.
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.
His tell-all received a lot of backlash from Hall of Fame center fielder Mickey Mantle.
How did Jim Bouton die?
Bouton died at home on July 10, 2019, after weeks of hospice care for cerebral amyloid angiopathy, at age 80.
"Forget goals. Value the process."Jim Bouton
"You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time."Jim Bouton
"Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?"Jim Bouton