The Glory of Their Times : The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It by Lawrence S. Ritter (2008, CD, Unabridged) for sale online

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  • “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 JonesFirst published in 1966, The Glory of Their Times is a universally hailed classic. 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.This is also the story of author Lawrence S. Ritter’s six year quest to find the heroes of a bygone era. He interviewed more than two dozen players from the turn of the century and the decades shortly thereafter, including many now in the Baseball Hall of Fame, then let them tell their own stories, in their own words. The scorecard includes Rube Marquard, Chief Meyers, Goose Goslin, Smoky Joe Wood, Wahoo Sam Crawford, and many more. 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.

Product Identifiers

  • Publisher

    Highbridge Company

  • ISBN-10

    1598875922

  • ISBN-13

    9781598875928

  • eBay Product ID (ePID)

    63451836

Product Key Features

  • Publication Year

    2008

  • Language

    English

Dimensions

  • Weight

    5.4 Oz

  • Width

    6.4in.

  • Height

    1.1in.

  • Length

    5.4in.

Additional Product Features

  • Format

    Audio Product, CD-ROM (Non-Audio)

  • Number of Volumes

    4 Vols.

  • Dewey Edition

    20

  • Illustrated

    Yes

  • Dewey Decimal

    796.3570922

  • Copyright Date

    2008

  • Author

    Lawrence S. Ritter

  • Number of Pages

    1 Pages

  • Edition Description

    Unabridged

  • Publication Date

    2008-03-04

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