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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Ball Four Author Bouton Dies at Age 80

The author of the groundbreaking hardball tell-all “Ball Four” died Wednesday following a battle with a brain disease linked to dementia. The Newark, N.J., native died in the home he shared with his wife Paula Kurman after weeks of hospice care. He was 80.

SoSH U at work Posted: July 10, 2019 at 09:07 PM | 38 comment(s)
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