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Matthew Silverman

Freelance Writer & Editor

Location:High Falls, New York, United States
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Swinging ’73: Baseball’s Wildest Season (Lyons Press, 2013)
Best Mets (Taylor Trade, 2012)
New York Mets: The Complete Illustrated History (MVP Books, 2011)
Baseball Miscellany (Skyhorse, 2011) and Golf Miscellany (2012)
Shea Goodbye, co-author with Keith Hernandez (Triumph, 2009)
100 Things Mets Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die (Triumph 2008, 2010)
Mets Essential (Triumph, 2007)
Series creator, co-author: Mets, Cubs, and Red Sox by the Numbers (Skyhorse, 2008-10)
Editor, The Miracle Has Landed and Mets Annual 2008-12 (Maple Street Press, 2009)
Associate Editor for five editions of The Baseball Encyclopedia (B&N, Sterling, 2003-07)
Managing Editor for two editions of The ESPN Football Encyclopedia (Sterling, 2006-07)
Editor USA TODAY Sports Weekly Best Baseball Writing 2005 (Carroll & Graf)

Hylas Publishing
Senior Editor 2004–2005

Total Sports Publishing
Associate Publisher 1999–2001
--Responsible for reference program, including Total Baseball and Total Football.
--Liaison to Major League Baseball, National Football League, Sports Illustrated.
Senior Editor 1997–1999
--Responsible for editorial content, assignments, photos, proofreading, and budget for Baseball: The Biographical Encyclopedia. Created the list of the 2,000 most influential people in baseball history as basis of 1,300-page book.
--Total Football 1998 spinoff series: Edited and organized six football books in four months (Cowboys, Packers, 49ers, Steelers, Super Bowl, and Quarterbacks), plus a seventh in 1999 (Browns).
Marketing Director 1996–1997
Sold concept and handled all editorial content with MLB team for Total Mets.

1996 The Hour Norwalk (CT) Sports reporter
1992–95 The Westport News (CT) Sports editor
1989–92 Shelburne Falls and West County News (MA) Managing editor
1983–86 Variety (NY) Junior editor
Awards: 1995 New England Press Association for best sport column
1994 Society of Professional Journalists for sports feature
1989 New England Press Association for business writing

Roanoke College 1988 Bachelor of Arts Degree in English
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