"THE CONVERSATION" Episode #38, With Matthew Silverman, Sports Writer & Editor

April 2, 2020

Matthew Silverman

Matthew Silverman has been a professional writer and editor for over twenty years. He has authored, co-authored and edited numerous publications pertaining to Baseball, Football and sports in general. He has been a lifelong fan of Major League Baseball and the New York Mets in particular, which allows him to convey a genuine perspective of an avid fan while maintaining author objectivity. He lives in High Falls, NY.


Shea Good-bye: The Untold Inside Story of the Historic 2008 Season (Chicago: Triumph Books, 2009) Co-authored with Keith Hernandez. ISBN: 978-1-60078-170-4

Mets Essential: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Real Fan! (Chicago: Triumph Books, 2007) Foreword by Ralph Kiner. ISBN: 978-1-57243-848-4

100 Things Mets Fans Need to Know and Do before They Die (Chicago: Triumph Books, 2008) ISBN: 1-60078-073-3 (Chicago: Triumph Books, 2010—paperback edition) ISBN: 978-1-60078-424-8

Mets by the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Amazin’ Mets by Uniform Number (New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2008). Co-authored with Jon Springer. Foreword by Howie Rose. ISBN: 978-1-60239-227-4

Red Sox by the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Boston Red Sox by Uniform Number (New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2010). Co-authored by Bill Nowlin. Foreword by Joe Catiglione. ISBN: 978-1-60239-995-2.

Cubs by the Numbers: A Complete History of the Cubs by Uniform Number (New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2009). Co-authored by Al Yellon and Kasey Ignarski. Foreword by Pat Hughes. ISBN: 978-1-60239-372-1.

Managing Editor:

The Miracle Has Landed: The Amazin’ Story of How the 1969 Mets Shocked the World (Hingham, MA: Maple Street Press, 2009) ISBN: 978-1-93418-617-6

Maple Street Press Mets 2009 Annual and Mets 2010 Annual (Hingham, MA: Maple Street Press, 2009 and 2010) Co-edited with Greg Spira.

Meet the Mets 2008: An Annual Guide to New York Mets Baseball (Hingham, MA: Maple Street Press, 2008) Co-edited with Greg Spira.

The ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia, second edition (New York: Sterling, 2007) Foreword by Ron Jaworski. ISBN:978-1-4027-5250-6

The ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia, first edition (New York, Sterling, 2006) Foreword by Joe Theismann. ISBN: 978-1-4027-4216-3

Total Baseball, seventh edition (Kingston, NY: Total Sports Publishing, 2001) ISBN: 1-930844-01-8

Total Baseball, sixth edition (Kingston, NY: Total Sports Publishing, 1999) ISBN: 0-06-270174-6


Big League Ballparks: The Complete Illustrated History (New York: Metro Books, 2009) ISBN: 978-1-43511-452-4

Best Baseball Writing, 2005 (New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005) With Greg Spira.

Ted Williams: My Life in Pictures (Kingston, NY: Total Sports Illustrated, 2001) ISBN: 978-1-93084-407-0

Baseball: The Biographical Encyclopedia (Kingston, NY: Total Sports Illustrated, 2000) Co-editors David Pietrusza and Mike Gershman. ISBN: 978-18921-2934-5


Armchair Reader Grand Slam Baseball: The Lore and legends of America’s Game (Lincolnwood, IL: Publications International, 2007) ISBN: 978-14127-562-1

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *