Dr. Harvey Frommer received his Ph.D. from New
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.
He is the author of the autobiographies of sports legends Nolan Ryan, Red Holzman and Tony Dorsett.
His many sports books include Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball, New York City Baseball: 1947-1957, A Yankee Century, Red Sox vs. Yankees –over 50,000 copies of each sold.
His latest books are the oral and narrative histories Remembering Yankee Stadium and the best seller Remembering Fenway Park.
Book Day at Dartmouth College, Selected along with his book
Remembering Fenway Park to be the featured speaker at a college
and community-wide event, October 2012.
Exhibitor and Speaker: WRITING BASEBALL by Dr. Harvey Frommer - a multimedia exhibit in the Dartmouth College Library will run from June 17 to July 31,2013. A talk will be given on June 25th starting at 4 P.M.
Historian, selected by the City of New York to research and write materials for the old Yankee Stadium site, 2010
Expert Witness, selected by Major League Baseball to testify as a baseball expert in a copyright infringement case, 2006
Keynote speaker, selected by Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) to deliver the keynote speech at Seventh Annual Seymour Conference in Cleveland, 2005
Guest Curator and Executive Producer, selected by B'nai B'rith International for the "Stars of David: Jews in Sports" exhibit that ran for six months at the Klutznik Museum in Washington, D.C., 1991
Author, Growing Up at Bat, selected by Little League Baseball to research and write their 40th anniversary book, 1987
Editor and major author for Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad, selected by International Sport Publishing, 1984
Principal author of A Baseball Century: the First Hundred Years of the National League, selected by National League, 1975.
Along with his wife
Myrna Katz Frommer, he also teaches in the MALS program at
Dartmouth College the course
Preserving the Past: Oral History in Theory and Practice.
Harvey has also taught Sports Journalism in Theory and Practice at
@ Dartmouth.edu -
and Harvey are a wife and husband team who successfully bridge
They are travel writers who specialize in cultural history,
dining, hotels and resorts, and Jewish history...