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7 edition of The Glory of Their Times found in the catalog.

The Glory of Their Times

by Fred Snodgrass

  • 225 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Highbridge Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Interviews,
  • Baseball players,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Baseball,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLawrence Ritter (Primary Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8663808M
    ISBN 101565112474
    ISBN 109781565112476
    OCLC/WorldCa39021865

    Glory of Their Times Written by Anonymous on April 25th, Book Rating: 3/5; Quality of recordings was poor but one could almost see the faces of the old timers faces light up when they told their stories. I had to laugh at the one old timers response as to how Ty Cobb would have faired against today's pitchers.   Lawrence S. Ritter, whose pioneering oral history ''The Glory of Their Times'' recounted the baseball world of the early 20th century, .

    The Glory of Their Times | Baseball was different in earlier days--tougher, rawer, more intimate--when giants like Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb ran the bases. In the monumental classic The Glory of Their Times, the golden era of our national pastime comes alive through the vibrant words of those who played and lived the : Harper Perennial. -REVIEW: of The Glory of Their Times (Dan Albaugh) -REVIEW: of Glory of Their Times (Erik Lundegaard, Halcyon Baseball Books) -REVIEW: of The Glory of Their Times (Royal Rooter, Dickie Thon Fan Club Literary Review, March 1, ) -REVIEW: of THE STORY OF BASEBALL By Lawrence S. Ritter () (MICHAEL LICHTENSTEIN, NY Times Book Review)5/5.

      Directed by Bud Greenspan. With Alexander Scourby, William McKinley, William Jennings Bryan, Sam Crawford. Documentary using still photographs, vintage film footage and interviews with some of the early stars of American baseball to trace the development of the sport from the end of the 19th Century through the first decade and a half of the Twentieth/10(16).   Glory of their Times audio book Posted By: Brueso This may be old news to many on this board, but I just discovered that there is an audiobook version of Lawrence Ritter's "The Glory of Their Times" which uses the actual Ritter interview tapes .


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Wilfrid Sheed, "The New York Times Book Review""The Glory of Their Times will be around as long as baseball."-- Nelson Algren"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, "The New York Times Book Review"Warm, happy, excitingCited by: The Glory of Their Times went well beyond this and I am now a huge fan of not only the sport of baseball, but it's history and unique culture.

The book highlights how baseball, especially in the eras it covers, had/has such an influence over the American identity/5(). From the Preface: This new enlarged edition of The Glory of Their Times contains the complete text and all the photographs that were in the original book, published inplus for the first time the first-person stories of four additional major-league players - George Gibson, Babe Herman, Specs Toporcer, and Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg/5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Glory of Their Times: The Story of book. The voices of the game's distant past continue to reverberate with a distinct freshness in Lawrence S. Ritter's The Glory of Their Times.

An oral history of the Free shipping over $Cited by: All in all, "The Glory of Their Times" seems to me quite simply the best sports book in recent memory. This is a field in which little truth is to be found, and less poetry. The average sports memoir is a prodigy of simpering modesty and high-minded platitude: enough to rot the mind and sap the morals of the sturdiest child.

The Glory of Their Times is the abbreviated title of a 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. I read "The Glory of Their Times" a few years ago and enjoyed it considerably.

I decided to revisit the book through Audible and got a big surprise: the audio book is a collection of the original interviews recorded by author Lawrence Ritter. This audio book doesn't just give you a narrator reading the stories that baseball players told Ritter.

Baseball was different in earlier days—tougher, rawer, more intimate—when giants like Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb ran the bases. In the monumental classic The Glory of Their Times, the golden era of our national pastime comes alive through the. 37 results for the glory of their times book. Save this search.

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The Glory of Their Times: The. This new enlarged edition of The Glory of Their Times contains the complete text and all the photographs that were in the original book, published inplus for the first time the first-person stories of four additional major-league players-George Gibson, Babe Herman, Specs Toporcer, and Hall of Famer, Hank Greenberg.

From the vinyl collection - recorded with Reaper from an Audio-Technica AT-LPUSB turntable with a Sure M97xE Cartridge. For more Yummy Vinyl Sound Bites. Baseball was different in earlier days—tougher, rawer, more intimate—when giants like Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb ran the bases.

In the monumental classic The Glory of Their Times, the golden era of our national pastime comes alive through the vibrant words of those who played and lived the game/5(16).

The book presents these sessions as extended monologues, alternately amusing, proud, defensive, and wistful recollections of their own careers, of the times they played in, and of the characters they knew.

But now, as if the book weren't enough, the tape recordings of the actual interviews are available in audiobook form.5/5(4). Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version. Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It.

Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). And Were the Glory of Their Times Cavalry: the Men Who Died for South Carolina in the War for Southern Independence (Book): Chambers, Herbert O.: "The second volume of a new series of books by Herbert O.

Chambers, III containing biographies of South Carolinians who died serving the Confederate States of America. In addition to previously known South Carolina Civil War. Back in December we kicked things off for this offseason’s book club with The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It.

If you are not finished with the book yet do not fret (I am not done yet, either). This is all for fun, so read at your own pace and feel free to discuss what you have read. The Glory of Their Times Lawrence Stanley Ritter ( – Febru ) was an American writer whose specialties were economics and baseball.

Ritter was a professor of economics and finance, and chairman of the Department of Finance at the Graduate School of Business Administration of New York e works: The Glory of Their Times.

The Story of the Early days of Baseball, Based on the classic bestseller by Lawrence. S Ritter. I read "The Glory of Their Times" a few years ago and enjoyed it considerably. I decided to revisit the book through Audible and got a big surprise: the audio book is a collection of the original interviews recorded by author Lawrence Ritter.

This audio book doesn't just give you a narrator reading the stories that baseball players told Ritter.5/5(1). The result, The Glory of Their Times, is the single best book every written about baseball. The key to the book is the method Ritter used.

He turned on the tape recorder and let the players reminisce: tell their stories without prompt or interruption. Only later did /5(12). The fact of the matter is that The Glory Of Their Times is a great book, even if one is not a red-hot baseball fan.

But it is not solely about baseball; there are a lot of life lessons contained in its pages as well. Everyone should read this book, fan or not.First published inThe Glory of Their Times is a universally hailed classic. It's a delightfully evocative work full of fascinating characters and wonderful anecdotes about immortals like Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, and many others.

The Glory of Their Times - The Glory of Their Times audiobook, by Lawrence S. Ritter “Oh, the game was very different in my day from what it’s like today.

I don’t mean just that the fences were further back and the ball was deader and things like that. I mean it was more fun to play ball then.”—Davy Jones First published inThe Glory of Their Times is a Price: $