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Bob Klapisch

Bob Klapisch (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Aug. 14, 1957.)  A former Columbia relief pitcher, Roberto Salvador Klapisch has covered New York baseball for three major newspapers since 1980.  Klapisch started at the New York Post, where he remained until 1987, rising from general assignment sportswriter to Yankees beat man.  He then spent six years […]

Bobby Bonilla

Bobby Bonilla (Baseball.  Born, New York, NY, Feb. 23, 1963.)  The general impression that Roberto Martin Antonio Bonilla did nothing positive during his two tours with the Mets (1992-95, 1999) is not entirely correct.  Signed as a free agent (and telling sportswriters they’d never be able to “wipe the smile off my face”), Bonilla, in […]

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