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Harvey Frommer's Books
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I asked Harvey to share with us how he researched his books and any interesting stories about writing his books. Here's what he said.

this handsome and definitive volume celebrates a legendary century of Yankee history, with rare photographs, statistics, a Yankee quiz, introduction by Yankee great Paul O'Neill, profiles of such legends as Mickey Mantle, Don Mattingly, Babe Ruth, Derek Jeter, Joe DiMaggio, and many more, tales of rivalries, triumphs, and unforgettable moments on and off the field, the victories, sweeps, and stumbles as well as quotes, lists, tributes, and trivia.

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a one hour scheduled interview with Mel Allen turned out to be almost five hours with him going on and on. How about that. He was a fund of baseball knowledge and a very charming man. Mel knew it all and was one of a kind.

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a phone call to the library in Greenville, SC - Jackson's home town helped me strike it rich. In the library files was the never published (until my book came along) grand jury testimony of the Black Sox trial.

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Nolan Ryan's autobiography . . . another great guy - the legend is true. Only uncomfortable moment was when he decided we could exit the air conditioning in his house and continue interviewing for the book on his patio -- in 95 degree Texas heat. That was short-lived.

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other memories
Bobby Murcer hiding my tape recorder as a prank, Mack Robinson (Jackie Robinson's brother) taping me taping him. He has been "burned" by reporters and was a bit gun shy....

Books written by Harvey Frommer

A Yankee Century, Published 2002
Growing Up Baseball, Published 2001
New York City Baseball: The Last Golden Age, 1947-1957, Published 1992
The New York Yankee Encyclopedia, Published 1997
Shoeless Joe Jackson and Ragtime Baseball, Published 1993
Sports Genes with M. Frommer, Published 1982
A Baseball Century: The First 100 Years of the National League, Published 1976
A Sailing Primer, Published 1978
The Martial Arts--Judo and Karate, Published 1978
Sports Roots, Published 1979
The Great American Soccerbook, Published 1980
Sports Dates Book, Published 1981
Rickey and Robinson, Published 1982
Baseball's Greatest Records: Streaks and Feats, Published 1983
Sports Lingo: A Dictionary of the Language of Sports, Published 1983
Baseball's Greatest Rivalry: The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, Published 1984
Jackie Robinson, Published 1984
Baseball's Greatest Managers, Published 1985
Baseball's Hall of Fame (A First Book), Published 1985
Olympic Controversies, Published 1987
150th Anniversary Album of Baseball (Picture Albums), Published 1988
Primitive Baseball: The First Quarter Century of the National Pastime, Published 1988
Red on Red with Red Holzman, Published 1988
Growing Up at Bat: 50 Years of Little League Baseball, Published 1989
Running Tough: Memoirs of a Football Maverick with Tony Dorsett, Published 1989
Throwing Heat with Nolan Ryan, Published 1990
Behind the Lines: A Veteran Quarterback's Look Inside the NFL with Don Strock, Published 1991
Big Apple Baseball: An Illustrated History from the Boroughs to the Ballparks, Published 1995

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