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It is wonderful to hear the actual players tell their own stories for themselves.
The book is actually a collection of reminiscences of old-time baseball players compiled by their interviewer, Lawrence Ritter.
I can't recommend the book highly enough and even if you've read it several times, be sure to give the audio a listen.
This book is an absolute classic! It is best when paired with the compact disc of the actual interviews but it stands on its own very well. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Samuel J. Bonafede
This book has been around a long time, and it's fortunate the author located and interviewed some of the stars of early baseball. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Richard
Just about half thru the book. Really enjoying the read do far. I appreciate the author's perspective . Well writtenPublished 13 days ago by John
Purchased as a gift for an older baseball fan - they really enjoyed it.Published 22 days ago by Baxter
Great book! I even bought Ritter's discs where he incredibly traveled all over the USA interviewing these "Dead Ball" stars 40 years ago - before they died. Read morePublished 1 month ago by robert r. blinn
One of the best I've ever read. Really great book to read before the beginning of the season. You'll enjoy it.Published 1 month ago by R. Edmond
If you are a baseball fan and have any interest in its history, this is the book for you. This book is filled with stories from some of the greats of the early 20th century told in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian F.
Fun to read the recreation of the early years of the big leagues. Enjoyed reading different accounts of the same incidents by different players. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stephen Grossberg