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== Newspaper Columnist & Television Commentator ==
 
== Newspaper Columnist & Television Commentator ==
 
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'''Larry Merchant''' was a long-time newspaper columnist who covered boxing. Currently (2010) he has been a television commentator for [[HBO]] Boxing for over 20 years. He has written several books, including ''Ringside Seat at the Circus'', ''And Every Day You Take Another Bite'', and ''The National Football Lottery''. (A Larry Merchant action figure was made to coincide with the release of the movie ''[[Rocky Balboa]]''.)
*Merchant was a long-time newspaper columnist who covered boxing
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*Currently (2005) he has been a television commentator for [[HBO]] Boxing for over 20 years
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*Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], "Expanded Category" 
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*Has written several books including 'Ringside Seat at the Circus' 'And Every Day You Take Another Bite' and 'The national football lottery'.
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*A Larry Merchant action figure was made to coincide with the release of Rocky Balboa.  
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== Awards and Recognition ==
 
== Awards and Recognition ==
 
*1985 [[Sam Taub]] Award: The [[Boxing Writers Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award]]  
 
*1985 [[Sam Taub]] Award: The [[Boxing Writers Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award]]  
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*Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], "Expanded Category"
  
 
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Revision as of 01:53, 30 May 2010

Larry Merchant
Class of 2009
Observer Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee


Newspaper Columnist & Television Commentator

Larry Merchant was a long-time newspaper columnist who covered boxing. Currently (2010) he has been a television commentator for HBO Boxing for over 20 years. He has written several books, including Ringside Seat at the Circus, And Every Day You Take Another Bite, and The National Football Lottery. (A Larry Merchant action figure was made to coincide with the release of the movie Rocky Balboa.)

Awards and Recognition