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Jim Bouton, Yankees pitcher whose 'Ball Four' blew the whistle on baseball, dies at 80

Jim Bouton, Yankees Pitcher Whose "Ball Four" Blew The Whistle On Baseball, Dies At 80

By Staff Reporter - Aug 08, 2019 01:54 AM EDT

Jim Bouton, the sore-armed pitcher for the New York Yankees and other teams whose "Ball Four" is widely considered the most important book about American sports ever written, died Wednesday, Major League Baseball said. He was 80. No cause of death was reported. Bouton, who died at his home in western Massachusetts, had suffered for many years with cerebral amyloid angiopathy and had suffered two strokes in 2012. For a brief time, Bouton (pronounced BOUT-un) was an All-Star, winning 21 games for the Yankees in 1963 and 18 in 1964, as well both of his starts in the 1964 World Series, which the Yankees lost in seven games to the St. Louis Cardinals. Full Article

Joe Biden Takes Stage with More Debate Experience Than His Opponents

By Staff Reporter - Jul 01, 2019 10:22 AM EDT

Joe Biden is no stranger to the presidential debate stage, but tonight marks the first time he steps foot on that stage as a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination.

United Airlines Issue Statement; Leggings Welcome On Board

By Marguerite Chang - Mar 27, 2017 08:01 AM EDT

United Airlines have talked about the issue of not allowing passengers to board their flight because of their attire. Airline clarifies the "leggings" issue.

San Antonio Weekend; What To Do In San Antonio Texas

By Marguerite Chang - Mar 24, 2017 05:30 AM EDT

The San Antonio River Cruise Hop-On-Hop-Off tour and the Natural Bridge Caverns are two of the interesting things to do while in San Antonio, Texas for the weekend.

Azure Window Collapses; Malta's Iconic Landmark Is No More

By Marguerite Chang - Mar 09, 2017 05:30 AM EST

Malta is mourning the demise one of their famous landmarks. The Azure Window has fallen to the sea after strong gale winds.

Apple iOS 10.2 Is Now Available: What's Its Secret Feature And What Does The Update Include?

By Laura Clark - Dec 15, 2016 06:44 PM EST

Apple finally releases iOS 10.2. The update includes a range of new emoji. It contains the emoji 'male singer' and 'female singer' a Apple pays tribute to the late David Bowie.

The Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, Fans Have Been Speculating About Mythologized Last Four Words

By Mary Lourd - Nov 26, 2016 06:43 PM EST

Netflix revealed the final four words that creator Amy Sherman-Palladino wanted to end the show.

‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit’ Updates and Reviews, Now On Its 396th Episode Explosive and Emotional Performances

By Lester Mondragon - Nov 22, 2016 05:19 PM EST

Law and Order: SUV had proven its mettle as it has lasted this long. The episodes say it all with its 395th installment with positive acceptance from its followers.

Researchers prove Macbooks can be infected by Worms

By Ajay Kadkol - Aug 04, 2015 01:01 PM EDT

With the pride that Apple took for its computers, that their systems would be affected by any kind of virus or worms, some researchers prove that Macbook can still be affected by worms, just like any other computer working on the Windows platform.

Google News Lab Latest Update: Tech Giant Launches Collection of Tools, Resources to "Build Future of Media"

By Kamal Nayan - Jun 22, 2015 01:37 PM EDT

Google has unveiled a new initiative called the News Lab, an effort to provide resources and relevant tools to journalists. With the new initiative, Google wants to "help build the future of media."

YouTube's Acne Makeup Guru Discovers She Has TWO Working Vaginas

By Peter R - May 01, 2015 01:05 PM EDT

Model Cassandra Bankson has millions of followers and is known for her acne cover-up tips. Besides discovering she has two sets of reproductive organs, she also learnt she only has one kidney.

Five Nights at Freddy's Update: Movie Adaptation May NOT Stick to Game's Plot

By Peter R - Apr 24, 2015 04:05 PM EDT

Five Nights at Freddy's fans may see a tweaked adaptation of the game onscreen.

GTA 5 Cheats: Skyfall, Slow Motion Aim, Explosive Melee Attacks and Others to Triumph PC Game

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 24, 2015 11:37 AM EDT

Grand Theft Auto 5 is now available on the PC and as expected this has opened up a ton of user generated and inbuilt cheats for the game. To apply GTA 5 cheats on console, you will have to take help of controller buttons or in-game mobile. On PC you can easily enter these cheat codes via the keyboard. The enter a cheat code, you only need to press the tilde (~) button.

Serial Bride With 10 Husbands Admits She Marries to Help Beaus Get US Citizenship

By Maria Slither - Apr 14, 2015 01:37 PM EDT

Liana Barrientos, also known as the ‘serial bride’ has received charges of felony and fraud for marrying ten husbands without divorcing.

Baby Brain' Does Not Exist; Forgetfulness During Pregnancy Is Not True: Study

By Maria Slither - Apr 10, 2015 12:27 PM EDT

A recent study debunked the idea of having a baby braiin during pregnancy. In the tests, pregnant women have the same performance with other women.

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