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Al Silverman


Al Silverman

Al Silverman, a noted sports writer, is author of 10 books and numerous essays published in, among other publications, Playboy, Saga, and Sport magazine. Among his publications is I AM THIRD, written with Gale Sayers, which was adapted for the 1971 television movie Brian's Song.

In addition to his writing, Silverman also worked as an editor and publisher. He was editor of Sport Magazine from 1951 to 1963 and was CEO and chairman of Book of the Month Club from 1972 to 1988. Most recently, Silverman served as editor and publisher at Viking Press from 1989 to 1997

Al Silverman

Books by Al Silverman

by Al Silverman - Biography, History, Nonfiction, Sports

Here is an intimate pictorial history featuring rare and many unpublished color photographs of the Yankees from the golden age of the celebrated baseball team. YANKEE COLORS tells the story of the legendary period from 1949 to 1964 when New York baseball was supreme and the New York Yankees were in the World Series almost every year. Now, this glorious period of Yankees history is captured through the intimate lens of famed sports photographer Marvin Newman.