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Philip Berger
Birth: Apr. 1, 1942
Death: Mar. 3, 2001

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) 

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Knollwood Park Cemetery
Glendale
Queens County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 23, 2001
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