Lot 281. 20 Pittsburgh Pirates Yearbooks, 1951-68. Each year is represented, from the Pirates’ first yearbook in 1951 through the 1968 season. In addition, this collection includes the first and revised editions for 1961 and 1962. Here is a complete listing: 1951, ex+. 1952, light cover soiling, otherwise ex-m. 1953, Ralph Kiner, Joe Garagiola and the O’Brien twins pictured, ex-m. 1954, Curt Roberts pictured – Pittsburgh’s first black player. Vg; lower right corners inside have a small hole. 1955, Roberto Clemente’s first appearance. Vg with significant splits along the spine. Handwritten note inside front cover says “Haney fired. Rickey resigns.” 1956, Bill Mazeroski’s inaugural issue, nm-m to mint. 1957, ex-m. 1958, ex-m to nm. 1959, vg, some nicknames added inside. 1960, Pirates’ world championship season, nm-m. 1960, revised edition, ex. 1961, two editions with minor differences, neither designated “revised,” one nm-m to mint and the other, the same except that the center folio is loose. Both provide coverage of the Pirates’ World Series triumph over New York. 1962, Willie Stargell shown for the first time. Ex-m+, center folio loose. 1963, ex-m+. 1964, ex-m. 1965, vg+ to ex. 1966, ex-m. 1967, Clemente and others on the cover, ex-m. 1968, Clemente shares the cover with others, vg+. In addition, this collection includes the Three Rivers Stadium Souvenir Book, revised 1971 edition, vg+. Twenty-one Pirates publications spanning the Rickeydinks, the Clemente years and some of the Pirates’ best seasons. Current Bid $242.