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http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAn All Star Moment at Fenway
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSad Days in Beantown
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAll  About “A” in Baseball Names http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAll  About “B” in Baseball Names
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRED SOX vs. YANKEES: The Great Rivalry
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSay It Ain't So Joe!
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWhat’s In a Baseball Name?
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifImpossible Dream Red Sox:1967 (Part I & Part II)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe First World Series
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRed Sox vs Yankees:The Great Rivalry
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Real Jake: Colonel Jacob Ruppert: the Man Who Built the Yankee Empire / Part 2 / The Real Jake 3: Colonel Ruppert’s End Game
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Wild, Wacky and Sometimes Wondrous World of Baseball Trades
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifInside Baseball Lingo the Sometimes Untold, Fairly Fascinating, Oddly Amazing, Stories of How They Came to Be That Way / PART 2 / PART 6
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe First World Series
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDat Day” Bobby Thomson's Famous Homer Lives On
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSad Days at Fenway Park in the 1960's
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMassive Fire Sale at Fenway:  Sixties Swamp Time Looming
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankees vs. Red Sox: Baseball's Absolutely Amazing and Greatest Rivalry
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Storied and Sensational Subway Series: Battle of New York City Baseball
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifTALKIN' YANKEES: Quips, Quotes, Asides, Philosophy and More (Part I)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe 1927 New York Yankees,Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig and Company: How Murderers' Row Shaped Baseball
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseball's Greatest Rivalry: Red Sox vs. Yankees (Part I)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRed Sox Quiz http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRed Sox Quiz 2
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNew York Yankees Quiz http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNew York Yankees Quiz II
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBest Baseball Team Ever: 1927 New York Yankees
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankees by the Nick Names (I)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAll About Baseball's Greatest team - - the New York Yankees
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifShoeless Joe Jackson Belongs in the Hall of Fame!
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif“Sandman” Mariano Rivera & the “Save Rule”
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNew York Yankee September Pasts (From Vault)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPine Tar Game July 24, August 18, 1983 (From Vault)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankees World Series 2001
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Armando Galarraga Imperfect Perfect Game
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNY Yankees '27 World Champions
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifCollision Course: Red Sox versus Yankees
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFrom New York Yankee September Pasts
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNew York Yankees Quiz (Part 1)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Harmonica Incident
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRedux - Red Sox Vs Yankees: the Great Rivalry / Encore

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseball Names and How They Got That Way! (Parts I - V) / Part III / Part IV  / Part V / Part VI (A&B) / Part VII (C) / Part VIII (W&Y) / Part IX (D) / Part X  (M)/ Part XI (more, C) / Part XII (E) / Part XIII (F) / Part XV (H) / Part  XVI / Part XVII (J&K) / Part XVIII (I) / Part XIX (M) / Part XX (N) / Part XXI (O) / Part XXII (P) / Part XXIII (R) / Part XXIV (S, part 1) / Part XXV (S, part 2) / Part XXVI (S, final part)

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Brothers Richman, Arthur & Milt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifOpening Day at Yankee Stadium: 1927
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNew York Yankees By The Numbers III
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankees Stuff (Through 2007 Mid-Season)

 

Remembering Players of the Past

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Yaz / Yaz Part 2
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Johnny Pesky
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Jake Ruppert
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Carl Beane: "The Voice" of the Boston Red Sox Will Be Missed
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif        Summer of '41: Joe DiMaggio's Epic 56-Game Hitting Streak Remembered
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Bucky Dent Home Run
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Bobby Thompson
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDom DiMaggio
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifShoeless Joe Remains a Scapegoat
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWee Willie Keeler
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWriting About Jackie Robinson: An Experience at Once Moving, Poignant, Inspirational / Jackie Robinson / Jackie Robinson Remembered 2009 / Remembering Jackie Robinson
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifHank Greenberg http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifLou Gehrig
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe "Big Train" Walter Johnson
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Yankee Clipper: Joe DiMaggio
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPee Wee Reese was no Pee Wee
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Nolan Ryan Express
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWillie Mays is 70 / Willie Mays Is 80
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBabe Ruth
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSandy Koufax  http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDon Mattingly
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMickey Mantle  http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJoe McCarthy
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRed Ruffing  http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifHerb Pennock
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Bobby Murcer
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifHOLY COW! Remembering Phil Rizzuto
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBabe Ruth & Lou Gehrig: "Great American Home Run Derby" http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBabe Ruth Passes
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Yankee Stadium
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"Lucky Lindy" and the '27 Yankees
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWhat's in a Yankee Nickname?
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Bob Sheppard
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Tommy Henrich
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNolan Ryan - -The Way to Go!

 

Baseball Records & Feats

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBobby Thomson's Famous Homer
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifLou Gehrig: The Streak / 4 HR Game
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifGionfriddo's Catch
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFirst Designated Hitter to Bat: April 6, 1973
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Copa Incident: May 16, 1957
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJoe Dimaggio's 56 Game Hitting Streak Began May 15, 1941
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJoe Dimaggio Show at Fenway Park: June 28-30, 1949
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJohnny Blanchard, Four Straight Hommers - July 21- 22, 1961
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Eleven Walk Inning: September 11, 1949
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRuth: The Called Shot - October 1, 1932http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBabe Ruth: First HR, May 6, 1915 / Ruth's MLB Debut / Final Appearance
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJim Leyritz and the Great World Series Comeback: OCTOBER 23, 1996
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPine Tar Game July 24, August 18, 1983
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMickey Mantle, Tape Measure Shot, April 17, 1953
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBill Mazeroski's World Series Homer, October 13, 1960

No Hitters
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifVandy's Masterpiece: The Double No-Hitter
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDavid Wells' Perfect Game
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAllie Reynolds - The Two No Hitters, 1951
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDavid Cone, The Perfect Game, July 19, 1999
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDwight Gooden No Hitter, May 14, 1996
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Bevens' No-Hitter Lost: October 3, 1947

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Baseball Analysis Home    Harvey Frommer

Players / Records & Feats / Yankees / Red Sox


http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRead about Harvey's book released November 1, 2013, Baseball's Golden Age

Two Great Books:
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Fenway Park (2011) / Radio Podcast1 Podcast2 / Podcast3 (NH, "Into the Morning - WZID" Dec 2011) / Podcast4 (Morning Show, Dec 2011) / http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMeet Harvey Frommer in person at his book signing June 20, 2012 in Connecticut
Excerpts: Remembering Fenway Park: Twenties / Thirties / Forties / Fifties / SixtiesSeventies / Eighties / First Match Up At Fenway: April 20, 1912 (From the Vault) / Fenway Park Flashback: All Star Game 1999 / Nun's Day / Sad Days at Fenway Park
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Yankee Stadium (published September 1, 2008)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSee Images and Learn More http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBuy the book http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifHarvey's Podcast on CBS Radio 

Extra content:
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Yankee Stadium: Opening Day 1923
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankee Stadium Firsts
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBarnstorming Around America with the 1927 New York Yankees
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Yankee Stadium: All-Star Games
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRoll out the Barrel: The 1927 Yankees
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAn Oral and Narrative History of The House That Ruth Built
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankee Stadium Prisms and Sidebars (A Very Partial List)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankee Stadium By The Numbers
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRemembering Yankee Stadium: Twenties / Thirties / Forties / Fifties / Sixties / Seventies / Eighties / Nineties / 21st Century


http://baseballguru.com/hfrommer/hfrommer25_2011.jpgAbout the Author

Harvey Frommer is a noted oral historian and sports journalist and the author of 41 sports books including the classics: "New York City Baseball,1947-1957" and "Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball," his acclaimed REMEMBERING YANKEE STADIUM was published in 2008 and his REMEMBERING FENWAY PARK: AN ORAL AND NARRATIVE HISTORY OF THE HOME OF RED SOX NATION was published to acclaim in 2011.

His work has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, New York Daily News, Newsday, USA Today, Men's Heath, The Sporting News, among other publications.

FROMMER SPORTSNET (syndicated) reaches a readership in the millions and is housed on Internet search engines for extended periods of time.

on Twitter: http://twitter.com/south2nd on Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/edit?locale=en_US
on the Web: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~frommer

Dr. Frommer is the Official Book Reviewer of BaseballGuru.com *Autographed copies of Frommer books are available .

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifGet autographed, discounted copies of several sports books directly from the author from his web site: harveyfrommersports.com

Other Frommer sports related articles can be found at Baseball Library, Washington Post, and Red Sox Nation.

Harvey Frommer along with his wife, Myrna Katz Frommer are the authors of five critically acclaimed oral/cultural histories, professors at Dartmouth College, and travel writers who specialize in cultural history, food, wine, and Jewish history and heritage in the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean.

Harvey Frommer

Backlisted Frommer Baseball Books

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe New York Yankee Encyclopedia (1997)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBig Apple Baseball: An Illustrated History from the Boroughs to the Ballparks (1993)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifGrowing Up at Bat: 50 Years of Little League Baseball (1989)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif150th Anniversary Baseball Picture Albums (1988)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPrimitive Baseball: The First Quarter Century of the National Pastime (1988)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseball's Greatest Managers (1985)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseball's Hall of Fame (A First Book) (1984)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseballs Greatest Rivalry Yankees-Boston (1984)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJackie Robinson Impact Biography (1984)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseballs Greatest Records Streaks Feats (1983)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSports Lingo: A Dictionary of the Language of Sports (1983)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThrowing Heat Autobiography Nolan Ryan

Contact
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifEmail Harvey FrommerEMail the Guru

Book Reviews
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFenway images from Harvey's book being released in early 2011. PDF's from book: Interior / Cover

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBlood Sport
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Wait Is Over
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMajor Tayor
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWrigley Field Year by Year
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAll American
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFootball Nation
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Cracker Jack Collection Baseball’s Prized Players
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMickey and Willie
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNailed
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFrancona: The Red Sox Years
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJust Win Baby (and other non baseball tomes)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSports Book Reviews: Jan 1, 2013
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSports Book Reviews From Random House, Canada
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifOne Last Strike
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFootball Sporting Reads
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifAugust Sporting Reads
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Weather is Heating Up and so is the Baseball Reading about "Ozzie's School of Management," John Smoltz and more . . .
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"Bill Veeck," "Pinstripe Empire," and "Driving Mr. Yogi"
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDuke vs. Kentucky, Hack Wilson, Summer of '68 & More
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFaux NBA: Caveat Emptor, Got Game? Or Gotcha?
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifHoward Cosell
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"West by West," "100 Yards of Glory" and more . . .
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifGreatest Game Ever Pitched
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThose Guys Have All the Fun
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"The House That Ruth Built," "An Accidental Sportswriter" and other Summer 2011 Reads
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif2011 Spring Roundup - Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseball How to Play the Game
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifGraphical Player
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifTraded
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBill James Handbook
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifGlory in the Fall
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankee Classics
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Mudville Heritage
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Open Golf's Oldest Major
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"The Amazing Tale of Mr. Herbert and His Fabulous Cowboys Baseball Club"
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert" & "Blows To The Head"
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe 300 Club
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSteinbrenner
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe T206 Collection
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"Terrific Tomes from Triumph"
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"The Eastern Stars"
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"Bums" and "Dynasty"
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif1921
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Open
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif100 Baseball Icons and Not Without Hope
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMark and Me
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWillie Mays: The Life, The Legend
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWhere Men Win Glory
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseball Americana
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif"The First Fall Classic," Heroes & Ballyhoo," Ron Darling's "The Complete Game" and more . . .
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Wizard of Waxahachie
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSoldier Field - The Machine - Satchel
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifCooperstown Confidential
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifTorre - ARod - Yogi - Munson
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifStraw
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBook Review - "Bases Loaded” by Kirk Radomski
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBook Review - "Yankee Colors” by Al Silverman
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBook Review - "Bottom of the Ninth” by Michael Shapiro
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBook Review - "George" by Peter Golenbock
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gif2009 Spring Baseball Books / Part II / Part III / Children's
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Hardball Times Baseball Annual 2009
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankee for Life
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSPAHN, SAIN and TEDDY BALLGAME
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBabe Ruth: Remembering the Bambino in Stories, Photos and Memorabilia
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRed Sox Threads & Other August Reads
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBaseball Bits
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJune 2008 Book Reviews
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMay Reads for Sports Fans
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWalkoffs, Last Licks and Final Outs
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifVindicated (Canseco)
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifI Live for This!: Baseball's Last True Believer
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifHoliday Reads 2007: Part 1 / Part 2
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSenior Year
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Pride and the Pressure
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThrough a Blue Lens
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifKeepers from Bison Books
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Joy of Keeping Score
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifJonathan Eig's "Opening Day"
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifDEADBALL STARS of the American League
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSTAT BOOK TREATS FOR ALL: The 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia and More

Older Book Reviews (scroll down)
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Harvey's Baseball Books

Red Sox vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalryhttp://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBuy Book - Red Sox vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalry

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifGet a signed copy of any of Harvey's books

http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifCover art: http://baseballguru.com/hfrommer/five.jpgFive O'Clock Lightning
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPress Release
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifBook: Five O'Clock Lightning

Free Reading
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifSummer of 1927
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFeb 1927 Excerpt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifThe Best of Times
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifMarch 1927 Excerpt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPre Season Excerpt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifFeb 2008 Excerpt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRuth Excerpt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifRuth 60 Excerpt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifYankees Excerpt
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifHas It Really Been a Yankee Century?
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifNY POST/FIVE O'CLOCK LIGHTNING


Old Time Baseball: America's Pastime in the Gilded Age  Old Time Baseball: America's Pastime in the Gilded Age (2006)

Free Reading
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifIntroduction
http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifWomen and Baseball


Where Have All Our Red Sox Gone?Where Have All Our Red Sox Gone? (2006)


Red Sox vs. Yankees: The Great RivalryRed Sox vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalry (2005)


The Sports Junkies' Book of Trivia, Terms, and Lingo: What They Are, Where They Came From,and How They're UsedThe Sports Junkies' Book of Trivia, Terms, and Lingo: What They Are, Where They Came From,and How They're Used (2005)


http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPress: Yankee Century The New York Yankee Encyclopedia

Book: A Yankee Century: A Celebration Of The First Hundred Years Of Baseball (2003)


Growing Up Baseball: An Oral History Growing Up Baseball: An Oral History (2001)

 


http://baseballguru.com/ball.gifPress: Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball

Shoeless Joe and Ragtime BaseballBook: Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball (1993)


New York City BaseballNew York City Baseball: The Last Golden Age, 1947-1957 (1985)


Rickey and RobinsonRickey and Robinson (1982) by Harvey Frommer


And introducing Harvey's son Frederic's new book...

You Gotta Have Heart

You Gotta Have Heart

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FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL ARTICLES

NFL: Super Bowl Game time / Excerpt: Super Bowl Game time

Remembering Super Bowl 1 - Remembering the First Super Bowl - More Remembering the First Super Bowl

Super Bowl 2012: What's in the Giants, Patriots, 49ers and Ravens' Name?

Football Names and How They Got That Way / Who Dat? / Football Names and How They Got That Way - Part 3

NBA: Tales from NBA Draft History

Lowest Scoring & Longest Lasting NBA Games

Remembering: the New York Renaissance Five

Amusing, Amazing, Addictive, Audacious: The NBA Draft (2013)

NBA Draft: All at once Amazingly Addictive

Hoop Names and How They Got That Way / Part 2

What's in an NBA Nick-Name? Part IV, A-D - Part IV, E-H - Part V, I-L

Faux NBA: Caveat Emptor, Got Game? Or Gotcha?

Amazing, Historic, Lowest Scoring NBA Game & the Birth of the 24-Second Clock

World Cup Soccer 2014: The Language of the Beautiful Game