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Complete series cast summary:
Jim Bouton ...
 Jim Barton (5 episodes, 1976)
Jack Somack ...
 'Cap' Capogrosso (5 episodes, 1976)
David James Carroll ...
 Bill Westlake (5 episodes, 1976)
Ben Davidson ...
 'Rhino' Rhinelander (5 episodes, 1976)
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 Coach Pinky Pinkney (5 episodes, 1976)
Lenny Schultz ...
 Lenny 'Birdman' Siegel (5 episodes, 1976)
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 Rayford Plunkett (5 episodes, 1976)
...
 Orlando Lopez (5 episodes, 1976)
...
 C. B. Travis (5 episodes, 1976)
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In the first episode pitcher Jim Bouton informed his teammates and coaches that he was going to write a series of articles on baseball life "off the field." Manager Capogrosso and most of the others were not very keen on the idea Ball Four was based on a book of the same title by former major league pitcher Jim Bouton. Written by Josh Brown (and the BBV crew)

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22 September 1976 (USA)  »

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(4 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/The Band (1976) See more »

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