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In the News (Fri 24 May 19)

  
  The Glory of their Times
The baserunning snafus of Schaeffer and the Brooklyn Dodgers are told with a twinkle in the respondent's eye.
The Glory of Their Times was such a big seller, and so widely read by the baseball community when it came out in the sixties, the book became an authority on the game.
Glory of Their Times may be available for purchase on the net at one of these sites.
www.angelfire.com /tx2/dickiethon/glory.html   (418 words)

  
 Glory of Their Times
In 1937, accordingly the Crawfords began their demise which was symbolized in the end by the demolition of Greenlee Field after the 1938 season.
Giants - after losing 23 of their initial 36 contests in 2007-I - put together a little stretch of good baseball where they had won 7 of 12 including two shutouts and several well-pitched games.
A couple of the attendees mentioned that they were fans of the old Harrisburg Giants and followed their progress on my Blog as they took on all comers.
gloryoftheirtimes.blogs.pennlive.com /rss.asp   (1273 words)

  
  USFlag.org: A website dedicated to the Flag of the United States of America - "OLD GLORY!"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By the time the Civil War erupted, most everyone in and around Nashville recognized Captain Driver's "Old Glory." When Tennesee seceded from the Union, Rebels were determined to destroy his flag, but repeated searches revealed no trace of the hated banner.
The Sixth Ohio Regiment cheered and saluted - and later adopted the nickname "Old Glory" as their own, telling and re-telling the story of Captain Driver's devotion to the flag we honor yet today.
The flag was given to his granddaughter or neice and she later donated it to the Smithsonian.
www.usflag.org /old.glory.story.html   (388 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Heaven
For the surroundings in the midst of which the blessed have their dwelling must be in accordance with their happy state; and the internal union of charity which joins them in affection must find its outward expression in community of habitation.
In God, as in their cause, the soul sees all those things which it perceives with the aid of a created mental image, a mode of perception granted by God as a natural complement of the beatific vision.
For they cannot by a single act of their intellect represent every possible creature individually, clearly, and distinctly, as God does; such an act would be infinite, and an infinite act is incompatible with the nature of a created and finite intellect.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07170a.htm   (5646 words)

  
 Frank Evanov - PSA Set Registry
This set was inspired by "The Glory of Their Times" which is likely the best Baseball book ever written.
Written by Lawrence S. Ritter in 1966, "Glory" is the story of the early days of Baseball in the words of the players themselves.
Each player's story is a fascinating read about their careers in Baseball as well as a great commentary on America in the early Twentieth Century.
www.psacard.com /set_registry/display_cards.chtml?rsetid=60547&alltime=yes&rank=1&tied=0&requesttimeout=9999   (140 words)

  
 Charmed Life: The Glory of Their Times | 1/24/2001
For the first time, a nation of newly minted TV watchers would see two teams even up at the end of the fourth quarter and step into the knotted-gut world of sudden-death overtime.
Their eventual responses range from concessions that the Colts are irreplaceable to insistence that they've switched from the blue-and-white to the purple-and-fl with no regrets.
When the Ravens shut down the Raiders on Jan. 14, the Browns were standing in their living room in Waverly raising an eggnog toast to the team.
www.citypaper.com /film/story.asp?id=2448   (1205 words)

  
 Lawrence Ritter; wrote of baseball's old-timers - The Boston Globe
NEW YORK -- Lawrence S. Ritter, who wrote the baseball classic "The Glory of Their Times," died yesterday at his apartment.
"The Glory of Their Times" was published in 1966 for a $3,000 advance, according to Appel.
In addition to "The Glory of Their Times," Mr.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2004/02/16/lawrence_ritter_wrote_of_baseballs_old_timers   (278 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: General Resurrection
All shall rise from the dead in their own, in their entire, and in immortal bodies; but the good shall rise to the resurrection of life, the wicked to the resurrection of Judgment.
But while the just shall enjoy an endless felicity in the entirety of their restored members, the wicked "shall seek death, and shall not find it, shall desire to die, and death shall fly from them" (Revelation 9:6).
According to St. Paul: "One is the glory of the sun, another the glory of the moon, another the glory of the stars.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12792a.htm   (1682 words)

  
 Sirach: 44
All these were honoured in their generations, and were the glory of their times.
With their seed shall continually remain a good inheritance, and their children are within the covenant.
Their seed shall remain for ever, and their glory shall not be blotted out.
www.infoplease.com /t/rel/bible/sirach/44.html   (474 words)

  
 The Time Traveler Convention - May 7, 2005
Time travelers from all eras could meet at a specific place at a specific time, and they could make as many repeat visits as they wanted.
In that case, bring a time capsule or whatever it may be to the party, and then bury it afterwards.
If the time travelers don't leave us their secrets, we won't be able to go back in time and see our convention in all its glory unless it is publicized in advance.
web.mit.edu /adorai/timetraveler   (1514 words)

  
 The Glory of Their Times
And behold, I've found those days brought to life again in "Baseball When the Grass Was Real," a sequel to Lawrence Ritter's "The Glory of Their Times" undertaken by Donald Honig at Mr.
And almost uniformly their perceptions and dictions were shaped by the environment of baseball.
And for anyone who was a baseball fan any time from the mid-nineteen twenties until the mid-fifties -- anyone with the slightest susceptibility to nostalgia for the Good Old Days - - their voices will provide a bath of pure pleasure.
partners.nytimes.com /books/97/04/06/home/baseball-grass.html   (411 words)

  
 ESPN.com - Ritter penned 'The Glory of Their Times'
NEW YORK -- Lawrence S. Ritter, who wrote the baseball classic "The Glory of Their Times," died at the age of 81.
"The Glory of Their Times" was published in September 1966 for a $3,000 advance, according to Appel.
Twenty-two players were interviewed, and Ritter divided the royalties among the players and their familiar.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=1736137&type=news   (267 words)

  
 Fiji Times Online - Fiji News, Sport and Weather from the pages of The Fiji Times
Update: 11.42am A PRESS conference to announce the appointment of Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum as Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Limited's (FBCL) Chief Executive Officer and to clarify issues on this matter will be held tomorrow.
Update: 11.25am AN environmental group, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, has again vowed to ram Japanese whaling vessels now on their way to the Antarctic Ocean.
REPRESENTATIVES of five Pacific island nations are meeting in Nadi to prepare strategic communication plans in case of the avian influenza or a pandemic influenza reaching their shores.
www.fijitimes.com   (566 words)

  
 Ch. Hi Times Bound For Glory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Glory recently left us for the Rainbow Bridge after succumbing to a Meningitis infection.
She will be missed by all of us at Hi Times, especially her daughter Dreamer.
Glory was the only puppy out of our foundation bitch's second litter, Java when she was bred to Am.
members.tripod.com /~HiTimes/Glory.html   (155 words)

  
 Lawrence Ritter
Several years ago, I was fortunate to come across a tattered, paperback copy of the book The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It.
If you have never read this book, you are unaware that the subjects of this book played their games between 1898 and 1945, and they were in their seventies, eighties and nineties when Ritter tracked them down and sat and talked with them between 1962 and 1966.
Despite that impressive career, Ritter's "The Glory of Their Times" book will forever be his claim to fame and justifiably so.
www.thediamondangle.com /archive/feb04/glory.html   (662 words)

  
 Message on the Observance of Memorial Day
In particular, we are forever indebted to those who have given their lives that we might be free.
All these were honored in their generation, and were the glory of their times.
Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.'' As a tribute to their sacrifice, let us renew our resolve to remain strong enough to deter aggression, wise enough to preserve and protect our freedom, and thoughtful enough to promote lasting peace throughout the world.
www.usmemorialday.org /speeches/President/may2683.htm   (242 words)

  
 The Rule V Baseball Blog » Recommended Reading: The Glory of Their Times
The Glory of Their Times is a group of autobiographical essays from players from the early days of baseball, from the turn of the century to the Second World War.
The players talk about their childhood, their days playing ball as teenagers (many on semi-pro teams), their path to the major leagues, and of course all the ups and downs of their time in the major leagues.
Some saw them as every bit as good as the stars of their day, but many saw the players from the early part of the century as far superior.
www.darowski.com /rulev/?p=24   (620 words)

  
 Betsy Ross Homepage
However, in 1782, the Congress of the Confederation chose these same colors for the Great Seal of the United States and listed their meaning as follows: white to mean purity and innocence, red for valor and hardiness, and blue for vigilance, perseverance, and justice.
According to legend, George Washington interpreted the elements of the flag this way: the stars were taken from the sky, the red from the British colors, and the white stripes signified the secession from the home country.
At the time of the flag creation, she was either here at 239 Arch Street or next door at 241 Arch, where the garden is now.
www.ushistory.org /betsy/index.html   (1166 words)

  
 The Life of St. Ignatius Loyola
However, at the same time, he continued to have daydreams of fame and glory, along with fantasies of winning the love of a certain noble lady of the court.
From among those who are now merely students, in time some will depart to play diverse roles--one to preach and carry on the care of souls, another to government of the land and the administration of justice, and others to other callings.
Finally, since young boys become grown men, their good education in life and doctrine will be beneficial to many others, with the fruit expanding more widely every day.
www.luc.edu /jesuit/ignatius.bio.html   (2805 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | LIFE & TIMES > Caring for your crowning glory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By Gio E. Dimayuga, M.D. YOUR “crowning glory” serves a significant function in your well-being.
People who notice their hair shedding in large amounts after combing or brushing, or whose hair becomes thinner or falls out, should consult a dermatologist.
Hair can become weak if any of these chemicals are used too often, if the solution is left on too long, if two procedures are done on the same day, or if bleach is applied to previously bleached hair.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/nov/17/yehey/life/20051117lif2.html   (736 words)

  
 Endangered Species: The Three-Base Hit -- The Hardball Times
You probably know that the all-time career leader in triples is Sam Crawford, whose Hall of Fame career, from 1899 to 1917, pretty much spanned the Dead Ball Era in its entirety.
The greatest base stealer of all-time and a guy with decent power, plus a 22-year career, most of it batting leadoff, and you figure you'd have one of the top triples hitters of the era.
The Glory of Their Times by Lawrence Ritter is not only one of my favorite baseball books of all time, it's one of my favorite books period.
www.hardballtimes.com /main/article/endangered-species-the-three-base-hit   (3282 words)

  
 Book Review: The Glory of Their Times
The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of the Baseball as told by the Men Who Played It
I took a look back at The Glory of Their Times, a book that a number of people including the great Ted Williams thought was the best baseball book of all time.
The book is written in very manageable chapters each devoted to one of the 26 players who had their stories included in the book.
athomeplate.com /gloryoftheirtimes.shtml   (404 words)

  
 Modern History Sourcebook: Robespierre: On Political Morality
Some time since we laid before you the principles of our exterior political system, we now come to develop the principles of political morality which are to govern the interior.
A king, a proud senate, a Caesar, a Cromwell; of these the first care was to cover their dark designs under the cloak of religion, to covenant with every vice, caress every party, destroy men of probity, oppress and deceive the people in order to attain the end of their perfidious ambition.
If virtue be the spring of a popular government in times of peace, the spring of that government during a revolution is virtue combined with terror: virtue, without which terror is destructive; terror, without which virtue is impotent.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1794robespierre.html   (1231 words)

  
 William James: The Moral Equivalent of War
The military feelings are too deeply grounded to abdicate their place among our ideals until better substitutes are offered than the glory and shame that come to nations as well as to individuals from the ups and downs of politics and the vicissitudes of trade.
When the time of development is ripe the war must come, reason or no reason, for the justifications pleaded are invariably fictions.
They would have paid their blood-tax, done their own part in the immemorial human warfare against nature; they would tread the earth more proudly, the women would value them more highly, they would be better fathers and teachers of the following generation.
www.constitution.org /wj/meow.htm   (4188 words)

  
 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice - Local Market Conditions
Agents have always loved "selling their own listings" because the process is smoother, and of course, we make more money for the transaction.
I specalize in Talbot and Queen Anne Counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
These reports reflect the views and opinions of their authors and are not necessarily the views and opinions of Realty Times.
realtytimes.com /rtmcrcond/Maryland~Kent_Island~glorybeecosta   (458 words)

  
 Title Hitlist   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The glory and the dream : a narrative history of America, 1932-1972/
Glory in the name : a novel of the Confederate Navy
Nelson, James L. The glory of their times; the story of the early days of baseball told by the men who played it
www.huhs.org /webopac/title?searchtext=Glory   (137 words)

  
 Sports: NASCAR's road to glory turns
Carl Edwards isn't convinced Boris Said gave away the entire road-racing primer during their lessons this year.
Whereas a driver may shift and brake a few times a lap on an oval, during a road race they must constantly coordinate their feet and hands smoothly through the process of working the gearbox, accelerating, slowing and turning.
Drivers' foot styles help dictate how difficult their day will be.
www.sptimes.com /2006/08/12/Sports/NASCAR_s_road_to_glor.shtml   (858 words)

  
 Amazon.de: The Glory of Their Times: English Books: Lawrence S. Ritter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A delight from cover to cover, Glory is the next best thing to having been there in the days when the ball may have been dead, but the personalities were anything but.
It is interesting to hear how almost all of them got their break in baseball by playing for a city team, and just happening to get noticed one day when one would just happen to have a good day when the owner of a team was around.
The glory of their times is,simply the greatest baseball compilation ever recorded{Roger angel's books are better,different,in that they are ESSAY'S]Reading and re-reading this book,I wondered what it actually sounded like to record this,to expierence.Well, after purchasing this cD,I know.
www.amazon.de /Glory-Their-Times-Lawrence-Ritter/dp/1565112539   (889 words)

  
 BrothersJudd Blog: HEAL THEIR PAIN (via The Mother Judd):
With Aramis Ramirez, Derek Lee and Alfonoso Soriano, the Cubs this year have an offense to be reckoned with, but their best pitcher has been abused so badly he's likely to break down and there's not much behind him.
Looking at the Glory of their Times, eg, you read the stories of pitchers throwing a complete game in game 1 of a doubleheader and then coming back for the nightcap.
But then a couple of the great hitters in that book were pitchers who'd blown their arms out and switched to the field.
brothersjuddblog.com /archives/2007/04/heal_their_pain.html   (887 words)

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