Bud Collins

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Birthday
17, 1929
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Mar 4, 2016 (86)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1929
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Mar 4, 2016 (86)

About

American sports telecaster who became known for his colorful tennis commentary.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Army before becoming a college tennis coach.

Trivia

He earned the Red Smith award for outstanding sports writing in 1999.

Family Life

He married Anita Ruthling Klaussen, a photographer, in 1955.

Associated With

He coached Abbie Hoffman at Brandeis University.