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Sports Expert To Discuss Fenway Park in Greenwich

Boston Red Sox fans can hear stories about historic Fenway Park and the baseball team from sportswriter Harvey Frommer at the Greenwich Library on May 14.

Frommer, an oral historian and author of many sports books, will discus his book, “Remembering Fenway Park: An Oral and Narrative History of the Home of the Boston Red Sox,” touching on the team’s personnel, ballpark and history. He will show slides of priceless historical photographs, many of which have never before been published. The narrative fuses present and past Red Sox players and opponents, fans, media, ballpark workers, team executives, a nun, a monsignor and a bishop.

Frommer, known for his encyclopedic knowledge of sports history, is the author of 33 sports books, including “The New York Yankee Encyclopedia,” “Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball,” “Growing Up Baseball with Frederic J. Frommer" and “Rickey and Robinson: the Men Who Broke Baseball’s Color Line.”

He will be selling and signing his new book along with its archrival 2008 title, “Remembering Yankee Stadium: An Oral and Narrative History of ‘The House that Ruth Built.’” Frommer is part of the AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary, an ongoing author series that are free and open to the public. For more information, call Marianne Will at 203-622-7933.

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