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Bud Collins

Bud Collins (Tennis.  Born, Lima, OH, June 17, 1929.)  Best known to New York sports fans for his tennis commentary on PBS, CBS, and NBC, Arthur W. Collins, Jr., was also a player and coach before becoming a celebrity.  Collins played collegiately at Baldwin-Wallace (1949-51), coached Brandeis (1959-63), and was the 1961 U.S. indoor national […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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