The Glory of Their Times (Paperback)

The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It

By Lawrence S. Ritter

Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 9780061994715, 384pp.

Publication Date: April 6, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/3/2008)
Audio cassette (2/13/1998)
CD-Audio (3/4/2008)
Paperback (3/19/1992)
CD-Audio (2/13/1998)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player, Abridged (4/1/2009)

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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.

About the Author

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.