Joe Torre Dirties Up Jim Bouton’s Book ‘Ball Four’

Let’s face it, Joe Torre is no Jim Bouton, and “The Yankee Years” is certainly no “Ball Four.” But the two tell-all memoirs share more in common than the ability to piss off a lot of people.

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Tom Hoffarth of the LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS
has done the dirty work and combed through “Ball Four” to find all the references to Torre, a first baseman/catcher with the Cardinals at the time. What he did find is more entertaining than anything in “The Yankee Years,” but I think we’re all thankful for that, considering it involved “Joe Torre with tits.”

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