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Harvey Frommer, Contributor
September 7, 2015
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, ...
August 18, 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 10, 2015
Remembering Frank Gifford
The news that one of my all-time football heroes and TV football broadcasters had passed filled me with ...
August 5, 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 ...
July 20, 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 8, 2015
Remembering the All-Star Game at Fenway Park: 1999
Remembering the 1999 All-Star Game.
June 28, 2015
With the All Star Game on the horizon and mid-summer approaching, a triple play of top baseball reads ...
June 18, 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 9, 2015
NBA: Score! Score! Score!
Before the shot clock era, the NBA suffered from stall tactics.
May 31, 2015
Remembering Casey Stengel: You Could Look Him Up
There was only one Casey Stengel....
May 28, 2015
California, Here I Come, Maybe
Excerpt from When it was Just a Game: Remembering the First Super Bowl
May 21, 2015
Team Names in the NBA—How They Got That Way
How NBA teams nicknames came about.
May 13, 2015
Author Harvey Frommer reviews sports books "Billy Martin", "Riverside International Raceway", "The Games Must Go On", "Split Season", ...
May 7, 2015
Tales From NBA Draft History
The NBA Draft, which used to be as long as 12 rounds, has changed dramatically over the years.
April 21, 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 6, 2015
Foreword From the New “Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball”
Foreword From the New "Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball"
January 5, 2015
Flashback: Yankee Stadium – Twenties
Jacob Ruppert always insisted "Yankee Stadium was a mistake, not mine, but the Giants." And in truth, had ...
December 16, 2014
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 12, 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 1, 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 ...
November 23, 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 12, 2014
Sports Book Shelf
IN THE WORKS FOR FALL 2015: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer, with an ...
November 6, 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, ...
October 27, 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 16, 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 8, 2014
Sports Book Shelf
As the seasons move from baseball into football and hockey and basketball so do the subject matters of ...
Social Media Stars Diamond and Silk Go to Big Screen for the Midterms
WASHINGTON—Just three weeks before November’s midterms, the sisters behind the popular conservative YouTube channel Diamond and Silk launched ...
Leaked Document Advises Chinese Regime on Fighting New Cold War
In the narrow “window” that remains before China is completely blocked by the United States from importing key ...
Trump Administration to Require Medicine Prices to Be Disclosed in TV Ads
A leading association of pharmaceutical companies has pledged to connect consumers with pricing information on TV drug advertisements, ...
Trump’s New Trade Deals Seek to Deter Currency Manipulation
WASHINGTON—The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is the first trade agreement in history to directly address the issue of ...