Glory of Their Times

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Harper Collins, Mar 19, 1992 - Sports & Recreation - 384 pages
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The Story of the
Early Days of Baseball
Told by the Men Who
Played It

 

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After reading this and watching the Kevin Costner documentary "Fastball" I've been convinced of two things. First, that the very best of the early ballplayers could certainly play in the modern era ... Read full review

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I've sat here for close to 10 minutes writing and rewriting things, trying to think of something new or interesting that I could possibly say about this book, and I just can't do it. If you have any ... Read full review

Contents

Rube Marquard 190825
1
Tommy Leach 18981918
20
Davy Jones 190115
34
Sam Crawford 18991917
47
George Gibson 190518
70
Jimmy Austin 190922
78
Fred Snodgrass 190816
91
Stanley Coveleski 191628
117
Bill Wambsganss 191426
231
Sam Jones 191435
241
Bob OFarrell 191535
251
Specs Toporcer 192128
259
Lefty ODoul 191934
271
Goose Goslin 192138
279
Willie Kamm 192335
290
Heinie Groh 191227
299

Al Bridwell 190515
124
Harry Hooper 190925
139
Joe Wood 190822
154
Chief Meyers 190917
170
Hans Lobert 190317
185
Babe Herman 192645
210
EddRoush 191331
218
Hank Greenberg 193347
306
Paul Waner 192645
332
Acknowledgments
349
Picture Credits
351
Index
353
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About the author (1992)

Lawrence S. Ritter (1922-2004) was chairman of the Department of Finance at the Graduate School of Business Administration of New York University. 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.

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