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Baseball themed book titled "The Glory of Their Times: The Story Of The Early Days Of Baseball Told By The Men Who Played It", compiled and edited by Lawrence Ritter. Book recalls the personal stories of baseball players from the early 20th century. Front and back of book with numerous player autographs (Late 1950's & Early 1960's) from the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers including: Dock Ellis, Bob Oliver, Andre Rodgers, Bill Knock, Woodie Fryman, Alex Grammis, Jim Price, Harry Walker, Bill Mazeraski, Bob Robertson, Joe Schultz, Jesse Gandler, Roberto Clemente, Dick Schofield, Bill Landis, Dalton Jones, Sal Maglie, Reggie Smith, Curt Flood, Joe Foy, Lee Stange, Jose Tartabull, Darrell Brandon, Al Lehner, George Scott, Dave Ricketts, Roger Maris, Steve Blass, Vernon Law, Manny Mota, and Larry Shepard. Several ink inscriptions list Japanese baseball players (Part of the Tokyo Yomirui Giants team). Also included with this lot is a Tokyo Yomiuri Giants 1971 Coca Cola Spring Training roster, and numerous baseball related newspaper clippings from the late 1960's and early 1970's. Condition: Book retains original dustcover and is in very good condition.