It is widely acclaimed as one of the great books written about baseball. Ritter got the idea for the book in 1961 upon the death of Ty Cobb, who had been widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the game's history
Previously published: New York : Vintage Books, 1985
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Start by marking The Glory of Their Times: The Story .
Start by marking The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. When he found them (seldom easily) his style was to make them comfortable in conversation, then just let the tape roll. He writes that his role was that of catalyst, audience, and chronicler.
The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told: Thirty Unforgettable Tales from the Diamond by Jeff Silverman Audio . Each gives his sense of their career, their times, and the game of baseball.
Only 11 left in stock (more on the way). Only 7 left in stock (more on the way). The vignettes also provide a sense of what baseball was like in the very late 19th century and first half of the 20th century. For baseball fans, this classic is still well worth reading.
The Men Who Made The Game of Baseball. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 17 years ago. I had the pleasure of first listening to the Cds during a car ride summer of 2001. We were heading for the AAABA National Baseball Tournament in Johnstown, PA. and was amazed that these existed and I did not know of them.
A collection of baseball stories told from the perspective of some of the greatest baseball legends ever to play . Lawrence S. Ritter (1922-2004) was chairman of the Department of Finance at the Graduate School of Business Administration of New York University.
A collection of baseball stories told from the perspective of some of the greatest baseball legends ever to play the game in the early 20th Century. Rube Marquard, Joe Wood, Babe Ruth, Goose Goslin. He collaborated with fellow baseball historian Donald Honig on The Image of Their Greatness and The 100 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time but is best known for The Glory of Their Times, one of the most famous sports books ever published.
Davy JonesFirst published in 1966, The Glory of Their Times is a universally hailed classic. This new audio compilation of the original interviews is great news for baseball fans and anyone who loves old-time tales of America's national pastime. A loving look back at the way baseball used to be, and the legends who played the game-immortals like Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, and many others-it's a delightfully evocative work full of fascinating characters and wonderful anecdotes. Dil: İNGİLİZCE Kategori: KURGU DIŞI Çeviren: Sesli kitap hakkinda daha fazlasi.
The original tapes from which The Glory of Their Times was written are now themselves in the Baseball Hall of. .
The original tapes from which The Glory of Their Times was written are now themselves in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Goose Goslin, Stanley Coveleski, Rube Marquard, and Harry Hooper were all elected to the Hall of Fame after the book was published-the Goose in 1968, Stan Coveleski in 1969, and Rube Marquard and Harry Hooper in 1971.
The Glory of Their Times is the abbreviated title of a 1966 book by Lawrence Ritter (the full title is The Glory of Their Times: The Story of Baseball Told By the Men Who Played It). Ritter, a university professor, used his summers to interview players from the turn of the century. He was inspired by the death of Ty Cobb to preserve oral histories. Among his subjects was Sam Crawford, who had slipped into obscurity in California. He published 22 of the interviews in his book
The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played I.
The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It. By: Lawrence S. Ritter. Narrated by: Lawrence S. Ritter, Fred Snodgrass, Sam Crawford, Hans Lobert, others. Baseball's Golden Age comes alive through the voices of men who were there. vivid, gentle, and humorous.
“Almost perfect . . . a vivid, gentle, and humorous narrative, accompanied by marvelous photographs.” — Roger Angell, New Yorker
“I could happily reread every summer for the rest of my life that greatest of all baseball books, The Glory of Their Times.” — Stephen Jay Gould, New York Times Book Review
“Warm, happy, exciting . . . The day after I finished it I started reading it all over again.” — Ted Williams
From Lawrence Ritter (The Image of Their Greatness, The 100 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time), comes one of the bestselling, most acclaimed sports books of all time, The Glory of Their Times—now a Harper Perennial Modern Classic.