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Guide to the Al Silverman Papers
1951-2003
 MSS 136

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Collection processed by Processed by Tania Friedel and Mimi Martin, 2003-2004. Updated in 2013 by Laura Newsome.

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Description is in English.

Container List

Series III: It's Not Over 'Til It's Over

Subseries A: Paper Files

Scope and Content

This subseries contains the research material used for, and drafts of "It's Not Over 'Til It's Over"

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Sources and Acknowledgements
2002
Box: 18 Folder : 2 It's Not Over 'Til It's Over - Introduction
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Box: 18 Folder : 3 Chapter 1 - "Merkele Forever" 1908
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Box: 18 Folder : 4 Chapter 2 - "The Battle of the Century" 1923 (1 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 5 Chapter 2 - "The Battle of the Century" 1923 (2 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 6 Chapter 3 - "A Supreme Day for Tennis" 1937 (interviews and clippings)
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Box: 18 Folder : 7 Chapter 3 - "A Supreme Day for Tennis" 1937 (1 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 8 Chapter 3 - "A Supreme Day for Tennis" 1937 (2 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 9 Chapter 4 - "The Most Theatrical Home Run" 1951 (drafts)
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Box: 18 Folder : 10 Chapter 4 - "The Most Theatrical Home Run" 1951 (research)
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Box: 18 Folder : 11 Chapter 4 - "The Most Theatrical Home Run" 1951 (research and clippings 1 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 12 Chapter 4 - "The Most Theatrical Home Run" 1951 (research and clippings 2 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 13 Chapter 5 - "Sudden Death" 1958 (1 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 14 Chapter 5 - "Sudden Death" 1958 (2 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 15 Chapter 6 - "Head On, The Generations Collide" 1960 (1 of 2)
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Box: 18 Folder : 16 Chapter 6 - "Head On, The Generations Collide" 1960 (2 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 1 Chapter 7 - "Chosen by the Gods" 1964 (1 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 2 Chapter 7 - "Chosen by the Gods" 1964 (2 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 3 Chapter 8 - "The Game of Games" 1968 (1 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 4 Chapter 8 - "The Game of Games" 1968 (2 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 5 Chapter 9 - "They Left it on the Table" 1971 (1 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 6 Chapter 9 - "They Left it on the Table" 1971 (2 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 7 Chapter 10 - "Body English" 1975
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Box: 19 Folder : 8 Chapter 10 - "Body English" 1975 (clippings 1 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 9 Chapter 10 - "Body English" 1975 (clippings 2 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 10 Chapter 11 - "Do You Believe in Miracles" 1980 (1 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 11 Chapter 11 - "Do You Believe in Miracles" 1980 (2 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 12 Chapter 12 - "Weep No More My Lady" 1992 (1 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 13 Chapter 12 - "Weep No More My Lady" 1992 (2 of 2)
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Box: 19 Folder : 14 Chapter 13 - "Awesome!" 1999 (1 of 2)
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Box: 20 Folder : 1 Chapter 13 - "Awesome!" 1999 (2 of 2)
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Box: 20 Folder : 2 PR, Reviews, Comments, Publicity
2002
Box: 20 Folder : 3 Readings - Boston, Cambridge, New York, Kate - Len Lopate show
2002
Box: 20 Folder : 4 Letters recieved
2002-2003
Box: 20 Folder : 5 Contract, pre-pub letters
1999-2002
Box: 20 Folder : 6 Correspondence
2000-2002
Box: 20 Folder : 7 Revised draft - chapter 1
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Box: 20 Folder : 8 Revised draft - chapter 2-4
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Box: 20 Folder : 9 Revised draft - chapter 5-9
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Box: 20 Folder : 10 Complete draft - Title page - chapter 7
2002
Box: 20 Folder : 11 Complete draft - chapter 8-13
2002
Box: 20 Folder : 12 Papers removed from media
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Subseries B: Books

Scope and Content

This subseries contains books which were used for research in the writing of "It's Not Over 'Til It's Over".

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 20 Folder : 13 "Damn Senators" - Mark Gauvreau Judge
2003
Box: 20 Folder : 14 "A Day in the Life of Roger Angell" - Roger Angell
1990
Box: 20 Folder : 15 "Diz: The Story of Dizzy Dean and Baseball During the Great Depression" - Robert Gregory
1992
Box: 20 Folder : 16 "The Natural" - Bernard Malamud
1952
Box: 20 Folder : 17 "The New Baseball Reader" - Charles Einstein (ed.)
1991
Box: 21 Folder : 1 "Stranger to the Games" - Bob Gibson
1994
Box: 21 Folder : 2 "The Summer Game" - Roger Angell
1990
Box: 21 Folder : 3 "The Twentieth Century Treasury of Sports" - Al Silverman and Brian Silverman (eds.)
1992
Box: 21 Folder : 4 "Willie's Time" - Charles Einstein
1989

Subseries C: Media

Scope and Content

This subseries contains audio recordings of interviews and other research material and video recordings of sports games and sports history programming.

Conditions Governing Access

Audiovisual materials have not been preserved and are not available to researchers.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0080 Introduction - interviews with Billy Whelan, Charlie Ruddock (1 of 4)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0081 Introduction - interviews with Billy Whelan, Charlie Ruddock (2 of 4)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0082 Introduction - interviews with Billy Whelan, Charlie Ruddock (3 of 4)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0083 Introduction - interviews with Billy Whelan, Charlie Ruddock (3 of 4)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0084 Chapter 4 - Rachel Robinson interview
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0085 Chapter 4 - Bobby Thomson interview
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0086 Chapter 4 - Branca interview (1 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0087 Chapter 4 - Branca interview (2 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0088 Chapter 5 - Bob Daley interview
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0089 Chapter 5 - John Steadman interview
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0090 Chapter 7 - Billy Mills interview (1 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0091 Chapter 7 - Billy Mills interview (2 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0092 Chapter 8 - Champi interview
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0093 Chapter 8 - Brian Dowling interview
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0094 Chapter 10 - Sullivan interview (1 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0095 Chapter 10 - Sullivan interview (2 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0096 Chapter 11 - Hockey Guys (1 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0097 Chapter 11 - Hockey Guys (2 of 2)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0098 "Awesome Interviews" - [Aker]
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0099 "Awesome Interviews" - [DiLillo]
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0100 "Awesome Interviews" - [Foudy]
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0101 "Awesome Interviews" - [Millbaen]
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0102 "Awesome Interviews" - [Sharam]
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0103 George [Velsex] interview
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0104 [I]
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0105 [3]
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0106 1975 World Series, game 6: sides I and II
1975
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0107 1975 World Series, game 6: sides III and IV
1975
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0108 42 Seconds
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0109 Al's Unitas Tape
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0110 Ali-Frazer 1: One Nation Divisible (revised)
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0111 Arnold Palmer: Golf's Heart and Soul part 1
1998
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0112 Arnold Palmer: Golf's Heart and Soul part 2
1998
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0113 Billy Mills 10K Run, Tokyo Olympics
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0114 Dem Bums; Baseball
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0115 Do You Believe in Miracles: The Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0116 Duk-Ky
1992
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0117 Duke, Kentucky - ESPN Classic Game of the Week
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0118 Duke vs. Kentucky
3/28/92
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0119 Running Brave
1983
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0120 Shot Heard Around the World, HBO
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0121 Sports of the Century - 1958 Colts / Giants
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0122 U.S - Russia, HBO
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0123 U.S. Open History
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Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0124 U.S. Women's Cup Soccer - Pasadena
1999
Box: 22 Cassette : ID: 136.0125 World Series, game 6
1975

Subseries D: Data Storage

Scope and Content

This series contains floppy disks and zip drives.

Conditions Governing Access

Computer storage disks have not been preserved and are not available to researchers.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 22 51 floppy disks
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Box: 22 4 zip disks
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