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A Dozen Things I Learned Researching, Interviewing, Writing ‘When It Was Just a Game’
1. Pete Rozelle hung out in a Miami Hotel men's room for a couple of hours and adjusted ...
September 7, 2015
Book Excerpt: ‘When It Was Just a Game’
This is a well-executed retelling of the game and its surroundings from all points of view: officials, coaches, ...
September 7, 2015
‘Baseball Immortal: Derek Jeter—A Career in Quotes’ and Other Sporting Reads
For the loyal legion of fans of one of the greatest players in the history of the New ...
August 18, 2015
Remembering Frank Gifford
The news that one of my all-time football heroes and TV football broadcasters had passed filled me with ...
August 10, 2015
Basketball My Way — Nancy Lieberman
The recent good news that Nancy Lieberman was hired by the Sacramento Kings as the National Basketball Association's ...
August 5, 2015
The Complex, Two-Headed Casey (Part III)
For those Yankee lovers and Yankee haters and all those in between who have responded to my first ...
July 20, 2015
Remembering the All-Star Game at Fenway Park: 1999
Remembering the 1999 All-Star Game.
July 8, 2015
With the All Star Game on the horizon and mid-summer approaching, a triple play of top baseball reads ...
June 28, 2015
Remembering Casey Stengel: You Could Look Him Up (Part II)
There have been many inside baseball with a gift for gab; however, in my book no one ever ...
June 18, 2015
NBA: Score! Score! Score!
Before the shot clock era, the NBA suffered from stall tactics.
June 9, 2015
Remembering Casey Stengel: You Could Look Him Up
There was only one Casey Stengel....
May 31, 2015
California, Here I Come, Maybe
Excerpt from When it was Just a Game: Remembering the First Super Bowl
May 28, 2015
Team Names in the NBA—How They Got That Way
How NBA teams nicknames came about.
May 21, 2015
Author Harvey Frommer reviews sports books "Billy Martin", "Riverside International Raceway", "The Games Must Go On", "Split Season", ...
May 13, 2015
Tales From NBA Draft History
The NBA Draft, which used to be as long as 12 rounds, has changed dramatically over the years.
May 7, 2015
“Five O’Clock Lightning” Foreword
The ’27 New York Yanks were the greatest baseball team of all time. Read on in the book ...
April 21, 2015
Foreword From the New “Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball”
Foreword From the New "Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball"
April 6, 2015
Flashback: Yankee Stadium – Twenties
Jacob Ruppert always insisted "Yankee Stadium was a mistake, not mine, but the Giants." And in truth, had ...
January 5, 2015
When It Was Just a Game with a Different Name
Next fall my WHEN IT WAS JUST A GAME will be taking center stage. As promised, for those ...
December 16, 2014
Hockey’s Roots Go Way Back
The National Hockey League seasons come and go. There is always a lot of excitement due to various ...
December 12, 2014
23 Fabulous Facts About the Old Yankee Stadium
1. Some wanted the brand new Yankee Stadium in 1923 to be called "Ruth Stadium." They settled for ...
December 1, 2014
Preview: WHEN IT WAS JUST A GAME
NFL football is center stage. And you gotta love it. Next fall my WHEN IT WAS JUST A ...
November 23, 2014
Sports Book Shelf
IN THE WORKS FOR FALL 2015: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer, with an ...
November 12, 2014
Hot Stove Reading, Remembering Yankee Stadium: Fifties
The 2014 baseball season belongs to history as do so many others. Now as we move into winter, ...
November 6, 2014
Remembering the First World Series
With the 2014 World Series in full swing, with all the hype and hoopla in the air, a ...
October 27, 2014
Basketball Flashback: Celebrating the New York Renaissance Five
Better known as the "Rens," the New York Renaissance Five was the first all-black professional basketball team. They ...
October 16, 2014
Sports Book Shelf
As the seasons move from baseball into football and hockey and basketball so do the subject matters of ...
October 8, 2014
Top White House Adviser: ‘Do Whatever is Necessary to Build the Border Wall’
Blast Smashes Windows, Wrecks Offices at Greece’s SKAI TV
Foreign Political Donations Will Be Illegal in Australia From 2019
Germany to Compensate Hundreds Who Fled Nazis as Children
The Associated Press
Enterprise Zones: Turning Neglected Neighborhoods Into Attractive Investments
In a Small Texas County, a Sheriff Battles With Illegal Immigrant Crime
US’s Africa Strategy Seeks to Balance China While Promoting US Interests, African Middle Class
Lawyer in Successful Challenge to Obamacare Sees Victory for Freedom
Trump to Review Case of Green Beret Charged With Murder of Alleged Taliban Bomb-Maker
Mass Shooting at Middle School Prevented by Tip to Police