Harvey Frommer

Visiting Professor; MALS - Masters in Liberal Studies

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 and speech for many years, he was cited in the Congessional Record and by the New York State Legislature as a sports historian and journalist.

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Author of autobiographies of sports legends Nolan Ryan, Red Holzman and Tony Dorset, Frommer's other sports books include Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball, New York City Baseball: 1947-1957, A Yankee Century, Red Sox vs. Yankees plus the acclaimed oral histories Remembering Yankee Stadium and Remembering Fenway Park. His When It Was Just A Game: Remembering the First Super Bowl, An Oral History and It Happened in Miami: An Oral History were published in 2015.

Oral History has been used extensively by Dr. Frommer in his many travel and sports articles and books.

In 2015, the Frommers were selected to appear at the Miami International Book Fair and the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. Book Fair.

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Department:
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Education:
B.S. New York University
M.A. New York University
Ph.D. New York University

Selected Publications

It Happened in Miami, 2015
 - "In It Happened in Miami, the Magic City  by Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer (Taylor Trade, $29.95), a wide range of voices reminisce, and the result is captivating. You’ll find great tidbits that will make you want to learn more."
      - MIAMI HERALD

Remembering Fenway Park, STC/Abrams, 2011

Remembering Yankee Stadium, STC/Abrams, 2008

Five O'Clock Lightning, Wiley, 2007

Where Have All Our Red Sox Gone, Taylor, 2006

Sports Junkies' Book of Trivia, Terms, and Lingo, Taylor, 2006

Red Sox Vs Yankees The Great Rivalry, Sports Publishing, 2004, 2005

A Yankee Century, Putnam/Berkley, 2002

It Happened in Manhattan (with Myrna Katz Frommer), Putnam/Berkley, 2001

Growing up Baseball (with Frederick J. Frommer), Taylor, 2001

It Happened on Broadway (with Myrna Katz Frommer), Harcourt Brace, 1998

The New York Yankee Encyclopedia, Macmillan, 1997

Growing Up Jewish in American (with Myrna Katz Frommer), harcourt Brace, 1995

Big Apple Baseball, Taylor, 1995

It Happened in Brooklyn (with Myrna Katz Frommer), HArcourt Brace, 1993

Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball, Taylor, 1992

It Happened in the Catskills (with Myrna Katz Frommer), Harcourt Brace, 1991

Holzman and Hoops (with Red Holzman), Taylor, 1991

Behind the Lines: The Autobiography of Don Strock, Pharos, 1991

Running Tough: The Autobiography of Tony Dorsett, Doubleday, 1989

Growing Up at Bat: 50th Anniversary Book of Little League Baseball, Pharos, 1989

Throwing Heat: The Autobiography of Nolan Ryan, Doubleday, 1988

Primitive Baseball, Atheneum, 1988

150th Anniversary Album of Baseball, Franklin Watts, 1988

Red on Red: The Autobiography of Red Holzman, Bantam, 1987

Olympic Controversies, Franklin Watts, 1985

Baseball's Greatest Managers, Franklin Watts, 1985

National Baseball Hall of Fame, Franklin Watts, 1985

Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad, International Sport Publications, 1984

Jackie Robinson, Franklin Watts, 1984

Baseball's Greatest Records, Streaks and Feats, Atheneum, 1982

Baseball's Greatest Rivalry, Atheneum, 1982

Rickey and Robinson, Macmillan, 1982

Basketball My Way: Nancy Lieberman (with Myrna Frommer), Scribners 1982

New York City Baseball, Macmillan 1980

The Great American Soccer Book, Atheneum 1980

Sports Roots, Atheneum 1980

Sports Lingo, Atheneum 1979

The Martial Arts: Judo and Karate, Atheneum 1978

A Sailing Primer (with Ron Weinman), Atheneum 1978

A Baseball Century, Macmillan 1976

Yankee Century and Beyond, Sourcebooks, 2007

Red Sox Vs yankess The Great Rivalry, Sports Publishing, 2005

Sports Genes (with Myrna Katz Frommer), Ace 1982

The Sports Date Book (with Myrna Katz Frommer), Ace 1981

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Works in Progress

Members of the Tribe  (2017)

It Happened in Israel  (2017)