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 Philip Berger

Philip Berger

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 12 Mar 2001 (aged 58)
Jackson Heights, Queens County, New York, USA
Burial Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 20910 · View Source
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Author, Journalist. He was a sports writer, screenwriter and author who specialized in boxing. He wrote more than a dozen books on sports and entertainment, including collaborations with Joe Frazier and Larry Holmes on their autobiographies. His other books include "Forever Showtime - The Checkered Life of Pistol Pete Maravich" and "Miracle on 33rd Street," the New York Knicks' championship season of 1969-70. He was the boxing writer for the New York Times from 1985 to 1992, and he also wrote for Esquire, Playboy, Sport and the Village Voice. He also wrote the screenplay for the movie "Price of Glory," which was released in 2000.

Bio by: Frank Russo


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20910
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Berger (1 Apr 1942–12 Mar 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20910, citing Knollwood Park Cemetery, Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .