Bob Klapisch


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 America since 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 inNew York City and 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 Mets outfielder Bobby Bonilla confronted 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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