- Bob Klapisch
Robert Salvador "Bob" Klapisch is a sportswriter for the "The Record" and
ESPN. He has previously written for " The New York Post" and " New York Daily News", and has written five books about baseball. [http://www.northjersey.com/columnists.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjcxN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk5JnBieWh6YXZmZzdmN3ZxZWVFRXl5NSZ5cmlyeTdmNzM3Zjd2cWVlRUV5eTI2OCZvdmJlZUVFeXkx Bob Klapisch] , " The Record (Bergen County)". Accessed January 3, 2008.] He has been a voting member of the Baseball Writers Association of Americasince 1983. [ [http://www.bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1765&Itemid=111 BBWAA - Badge List] , The Biz of Baseball, posted December 10, 2007. Accessed January 3, 2007.]
Klapisch was born in 1957 in
New York Cityand grew up in Leonia, New Jersey, where he attended Leonia High School. He was awarded a bachelor's degree, majoring in political science, from Columbia University, where he played varsity baseball and was sports editor of the school's newspaper, the " Columbia Daily Spectator".
In response to his book on the 1992 Mets, "The Worst Team Money Could Buy: The Collapse Of The New York Mets" (ISBN 0-8032-7822-5),
New York Metsoutfielder Bobby Bonillaconfronted Klapisch in th team's clubhouse, apparently trying to instigate a fight. [cite news|url=http://www.northjersey.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXkyNjgmZmdiZWw3Zjd2cWVlRUV5eTI2MTgxNTgmeXJpcnk3ZjcxN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk5|first=Bob|last=Klapisch|title= 1992 taught Mets a chemistry lesson|date=2002-02-26]
Klapisch was married to Stephanie Stokes, a singer and boxing ring announcer, from 1995-1999.
Klapisch is a resident of
Teaneck, New Jersey.
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