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Complete series cast summary:
Jim Bouton ...  Jim Barton 7 episodes, 1976
Bill McCutcheon ...  Coach Pinky Pinkney 7 episodes, 1976
Marco St. John ...  Rayford Plunkett / ... 6 episodes, 1976
Jack Somack Jack Somack ...  'Cap' Capogrosso 5 episodes, 1976
David Carroll David Carroll ...  Bill Westlake 5 episodes, 1976
Ben Davidson ...  'Rhino' Rhinelander 5 episodes, 1976
Lenny Schultz ...  Lenny 'Birdman' Siegel 5 episodes, 1976
Jamie Tirelli ...  Orlando Lopez 5 episodes, 1976
Samuel E. Wright ...  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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Only 5 episodes aired between September 22 and October 27, 1976. See more »

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

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1976 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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