Our family wants you to attend, so please mark your calendars and make your reservations to arrive by boat, train, car, airplane, or barefoot to celebrate Bud’s magical life with us.

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Considered the first sports print journalist to establish a regular second home on TV, Mr. Collins began offering tennis commentary for Boston’s WGBH-TV from the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill not long after he became a Globe columnist in 1963.

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Thanks to Bud Collins’ wife, Anita Ruthling Klaussen, we now have a profile filled with facts, stories, historical photos, and the link to a full-length documentary on Bud’s contributions over the decades.

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Biography from Bud’s wife, Anita Ruthling Klaussen — 4/1/2015 Born: Lima, Ohio 17 June 1929 Raised: Berea, Ohio Undergraduate Degree: Baldwin-Wallace College Graduate Study: Boston University Military Service: U.S. Army Corporal Married: Anita Ruthling Klaussen – 1994 Web site: BudCollinsTennis.com Facebook: Bud Collins and the History of Tennis book About Bud Arthur Worth “Bud” Collins has been…

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From Dan Beach Bud Collins prepares for a tennis shoot. Shot in the my Traffic/Film department office at 125 Western. The first or second year of Longwood Tennis. Read an in-depth biography of Bud Collins.

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Here is our current list of WGBH alumni, including those for whom we do and do not have e-mail addresses. (We have also included the names of our deceased colleagues in memoriam.) “Yes” after a name means we do have an e-mail address. “No” means we do not. Some people are listed more than once because we have multiple…

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Alumni reunion 2015 was a resounding success! Below, you’ll find a selection of memories. Add your comments at the bottom! We’ve also posted image galleries from Jay Collier, Russ Fortier, Susheel Bibbs, and Ralph Schuetz. (Contact Jay Collier at  jay.collier@thecompass.com to find out to submit your pictures.) Help us identify people by adding comments on those gallery pages.…

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