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 coauthor 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.  Erik is an annual lecturer at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.



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