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ERIk sherman

Baseball Author




Erik Sherman has been writing professionally since he was 14 years old. Several years after attending Emerson College in Boston, he began writing books.  His first, Out At Home, with former Dodgers and A’s outfielder Glenn Burke, who invented the ‘high five’ and died tragically of AIDS, is currently being made into a movie by actress/producer Jamie Lee Curtis through Amazon Studios.  Sherman is also the co-author of four other highly acclaimed baseball autobiographies:  A Pirate For Life (with Steve Blass), the New York Times bestseller Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the ’86 Mets (with Mookie Wilson), Davey Johnson: My Wild Ride In Baseball And Beyond, and the New York Times best-seller, After The Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood of the '69 Mets (with Art Shamsky). Sherman is also the author of Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball With The ’86 Mets. His most recent book, Two Sides of Glory: The 1986 Boston Red Sox In Their Own Words has an April 1, 2021 release date.  Erik is an annual lecturer at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.



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