Foul Ball is the behind-the-scenes story of Bouton's efforts to save Wahconah Park, one of the oldest ball-parks in the United States, located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, not far from his home in the Berkshires. With his trademark wit and distinctive voice, Bouton recounts his battle against the local power elite, who wanted to build a new ...Read MoreFoul Ball is the behind-the-scenes story of Bouton's efforts to save Wahconah Park, one of the oldest ball-parks in the United States, located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, not far from his home in the Berkshires. With his trademark wit and distinctive voice, Bouton recounts his battle against the local power elite, who wanted to build a new stadium to replace Wahconah Park, a project the citizens had voted against three different times. In a detailed diary--his first since Ball Four--Bouton takes us along on his wild ride, into the teeth of corporate malfeasance, anti-democratic process, the tyranny of a one-newspaper town, and the real reason why the good old boys wanted to build a new stadium.Read Less
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. 354 p.; 1.48" x 9.44" x 6.38". SIGN by Bouton on first free endpaper: "For Jack-'Keep you eyes open for bulldozers' Jim Bouton". (A perfect gift for a baseball-loving friend or relative named Jack! )
Fine in Fine jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) Octavo, black cloth spine over black paper covered boards. 405 pp. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY BOUTON, "Keep your eyes open for bulldozers, Jim Bouton". A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, sparkling dust jacket marred only by a 1/2" closed tear at top front edge. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Virtually AS NEW.
A Very Good, clean, tight copy in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Presentation Copy (Signed presentation by author on front free endpaper). Black Hard Cover over gray spine. 8vo. 405 pages including Acknowledgment and Documents.
Fine in fine dust jacket. Bulldog Publishing, North Egremont, MA, 2003. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 405pgs. DJ front flap slightly creased top fore-edge corner, o.w. clean, tight & bright. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing etc. Price unclipped. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper. "For Alan-Keep your eyes open for bulldozers Jim Bouton". ISBN 0970911718 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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