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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

Michigan Offers Juwan Howard Head Coaching Job

By Staff Reporter - May 30, 2019 04:37 PM EDT

Howard first departed Michigan after his junior season in 1994 to embark on a 19-year NBA career. He was a key member of Michigan's famed

Trade Talks Up For Richard Sherman, But Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll Think It Is Unlikely

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 30, 2017 06:57 PM EDT

Almost all the NFL teams are expecting Richard Sherman on their side.

NFL Is Getting These Eight Changes According To The Latest Meeting; Game Rules Bound To Change

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 29, 2017 06:45 PM EDT

Banning crack-back blocks and leaper are welcomed by most of the analysts.

2017 NFL Draft News And Updates: Christian McCaffrey Could Be Spotted In Any Of These Teams

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 28, 2017 05:11 PM EDT

There are even reports that Christian McCaffrey is expected to recruited to Packers by replacing Eddie Lacy.

Deiondre' Hall Of Bears And Makinton Dorleant Of Packers Arrested For Fight Outside An Iowa Bar

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 27, 2017 07:05 PM EDT

Deiondre' Hall was not ready to cooperate with the police and was inviting the arrest, per the reports.

‘NCAA Tournament 2017’ News And Updates: Get Ready For A Thrilling Clash Between Kentucky-UCLA

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 24, 2017 05:52 PM EDT

Lonzo Ball would look to recreate his magical moments on the court.

Bryan Stork Of New England Patriots Says Good Bye To The Grounds: Retires At 26?

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 23, 2017 07:01 PM EDT

Do the words of Bryan Stork hinting a comeback with more energy and enthusiasm?

QB Mitch Trubisky Attracts People And Team Managements Alike; Which Teams Are Looking To Recruit Him?

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 22, 2017 07:00 PM EDT

There are reports that most of the NFL teams are interested in bringing Mitch Trubisky their side.

Dallas Cowboys Re-signs With Kellen Moore As Tony Romo Waits For His Fate

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 21, 2017 06:09 PM EDT

Dallas Cowboys wants to display a better game this year and Kellen Moore wants to ensure additional support to Prescott.

Former MMA Star War Machine Guilty; Court Convicts Fighter Of 29 Counts Of Assaulting Ex

By Marguerite Chang - Mar 21, 2017 05:30 AM EDT

War Machine is convicted of 29 counts of assault. He is facing life behind bars.

Marcus Spears Advices Ezekiel Elliott To Stop Behaving Like "Dumb"

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 20, 2017 06:51 PM EDT

The advice by Marcus Spears is applicable to all the players irrespective of the game type.

Oakland Raiders Plan To Recruit Marshawn Lynch This Season? Will The Seahawks Trade The Beast Mode?

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 18, 2017 11:24 AM EDT

Marshawn Lynch has plenty of time in grounds considering Tom Brady plays an excellent game at 39.

Former Chief Defensive Tackle Dontari Poe Signs For Atlanta Falcons

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 17, 2017 09:39 AM EDT

Dontari Poe is expected to greatly fit the Falcon's side along with Grady Jarrett.

Huskies Fires Coach Lorenzo Romar; Team's Lackluster Performance The Reason?

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 16, 2017 11:11 AM EDT

The downfall of Lorenzo Romar downfall was unexpected though it was gradual.

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