Must-click link: Jay Jaffe on the 40th anniversary of Ball Four

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Ball Four is without question my favorite book, baseball or otherwise (although in fairness, I was only recently alerted to the fact that non-baseball books are published). I’ve read it no fewer than a half-dozen times and it never ceases to be wildly entertaining, which is pretty remarkable for something that was written four decades ago.
On the 40th anniversary of Jim Bouton’s masterpiece Jay Jaffe of Baseball Prospectus and YES Network delves into what makes Ball Four so amazing:
Jay Jaffe: Ball Four at Forty