In his book, a combination diary and memoir, the man spilled the beans on everything he saw and did, as well as the naughty shenanigans of other players. He named names, including that of much-revered Mickey Mantle. He became a persona non grata in the League. Commissioner Bowie Kuhn called his book "detrimental to the League". Players like Pete Rose would hurl profanities at him on the field.
Bouton endured the ostracization, and even penned a sequel, I'm Glad You Didn't Take It Personally.
Edited by Principled Man, 11 July 2019 - 08:23 AM.