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professional , baseball player , entrepreneur , sportscaster , author

James Alan Bouton, American entrepreneur, author, former sportscaster, former professional baseball player.

Background

Bouton, James Alan was born on March 8, 1939 in Newark. Son of George H. and Trudy (Vischer) Bouton.

Education

Student, Western Michigan University, 1959. Student, Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Career

Professional baseball player, New York Yankees, 1962-1968;Professional baseball player, Seattle Pilots, 1969;Professional baseball player, Houston Astros, 1969-1970;formerly sportscaster, ABC-televisionformerly sportscaster, Columbia Broadcasting System-televisionplayed in Minor Leagues and Mexican League, 1977-1978;with, Atlanta Braves, 1978;retired, 1978;president, Big League Cards, Inc., 1983. Member American League All-Star Team, 1963.

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Connections

Married Barbara Heister, 1962. Children: Michael, Laurie, David. Married Paula Kurman, June 27, 1982.

father:
George H. Bouton

mother:
Trudy (Vischer) Bouton

spouse:
Barbara Heister

spouse:
Paula Kurman

child:
Michael Bouton

child:
Laurie Bouton

child:
David Bouton