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ERIk sherman

Baseball Author

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Erik Sherman is a baseball historian and the New York Times best-selling author of eight books on baseball. Sherman's niche is writing about baseball stories that transcend the sport.  His next book, entitled DAYBREAK AT CHAVEZ RAVINE: FERNANDOMANIA AND THE REMAKING OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS, will be released this coming spring.  Erik will be a 2023 inductee to the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame for his baseball writing and hosts the 'Erik Sherman Show' podcast. 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 mini-series by actress/producer Jamie Lee Curtis.  Sherman is 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, was released in 2021.  Erik is an annual lecturer at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

 
 
 

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