Jim Bouton
John Wiley & Sons, 1990; originally published 1970, English
Nonfiction, General
ISBN: 9780020306658

Former major league baseball pitcher’s diary of his 1969 season and a frank inside look at the sport.

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Michael Bierut

My favorite book as a kid, not so much about baseball as about the loneliness and absurdity of practicing a skill under pressure and in front of an audience—themes that are common to many of the books in my list.

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