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Harvey Frommer


Harvey Frommer

Dr. Harvey Frommer received his Ph.D. from New York University. Professor Emeritus, Distinguished Professor nominee, and recipient of the "Salute to Scholars Award" at CUNY where he taught writing for many years, he was cited in the Congressional Record and by the New York State Legislature as a sports historian and journalist.  His many sports books include: SHOELESS JOE AND RAGTIME BASEBALL, THE NEW YORK YANKEE ENCYCLOPEDIA, and autobiographies of sports legends Nolan Ryan, Red Holzman and Tony Dorsett.The prolific Frommer is also the author of A YANKEE CENTURY, RED SOX VS YANKEES: The Great Rivalry (with Frederic J. Frommer), and FIVE O'CLOCK LIGHTNING: The 1927 Yankees. His REMEMBERING YANKEE STADIUM (2008) and REMEMBERING FENWAY PARK (2011) were published to critical acclaim. He is at work on an oral and narrative history of Super Bowl I that was played in Los Angeles in 1967.

Books by Harvey Frommer

by Harvey Frommer - American, Baseball, History, Nonfiction, Sports

REMEMBERING YANKEE STADIUM brilliantly and beautifully documents the stadium’s entire career through a decade-by-decade account, a priceless collection of historical photographs, and, most movingly, the vivid, first-person reminiscences of the people to whom this “citadel of sport” has meant so much: entertainers and politicians, broadcasters and sportswriters, players and fans. No Yankees fan --- no baseball fan --- will be able to resist!

by Harvey Frommer - Baseball, History, Nonfiction, Sports

The 1927 New York Yankees assembled perhaps the greatest collection of athletes in history. Harvey Frommer, who has made a cottage industry out of writing about New York baseball, reaffirms that claim with FIVE O'CLOCK LIGHTNING.