"Dartmouth's own Mr. Baseball"
-- Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
"Harvey Frommer brings a vast amount of experience in the art of the oral history, one of the many tools at the disposal of the historian. From his Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball to Red Sox-Yankees The Great Rivalry, Frommer shows that he is a baseball writer and historian of repute."
-- SABR executive director John Zajc
"Harvey Frommer is an accomplished writer about many facets of baseball."
-- George F. Will
among equals is Harvey Frommer, with his wife Myrna
Katz Frommer, a great expert on all things baseball
and New York (and that city within a city -- Brooklyn)."
-- John Thorn, Baseball Historian.
"Baseball's greatest author, Harvey Frommer."
-- Seth Swirsky "Baseball Letters"
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, New York City Baseball: 1947-1957, 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.