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The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It Audiobook

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.36 (1,086 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lawrence S. Ritter Narrator: Lawrence S. Ritter, Fred Snodgrass, Sam Crawford, Hans Lobert, and others Publisher: HighBridge Company Format: Abridged Audiobook Audio Length: Release Date:
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Baseball's Golden Age comes alive through the voices of men who were there. Selected from the original tapes on which Lawrence S. Ritter based his classic book of baseball history, The Glory of Their Times is a collection of wonderful tales that paint a vivid and evocative picture of a lively young America and the giants who starred on her ballfields, legends like Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson, and many others. From the wildly hilarious to the achingly poignant, these stories tell it like it really was. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Richard | 2/15/2014

    " Still the best baseball book ever. Excellent interviews with players from the early days of the major leagues. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Nick Vogel | 2/9/2014

    " Good stuff. Interesting to read what the old timers thought about the game, and who they think was the greatest ever that they played against. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Mokieblylk | 2/7/2014

    " very good reading if you like 'old school' baseball...lots of interesting stories involving the pioneers of modern baseball. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by Chris | 2/5/2014

    " Top 10 baseball books period!! "

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About the Author

Lawrence Ritter (1992-2004) was an economist and New York University professor.