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Born in Moscow, Russia
Died in San Francisco, California, USA  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

Leonard Koppett was born on September 15, 1923 in Moscow, Russia. He was married to Suzanne Silberstein. He died on June 22, 2003 in San Francisco, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Suzanne Silberstein (1964 - 22 June 2003) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Moved to New York when he was five.
Wrote for the New York Herald Tribune, New York Post, New York Times, Peninsula Times Tribune, Oakland Tribune and San Mateo County Times.
Recipient of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award (presented to a writer for meritorious contributions to baseball writing) in 1992.
Recipient of the Curt Gowdy Award (awarded to members of the electronic and print media for outstanding contributions to basketball) in 1994.
Children: son David and daughter Katherine.
Currently writes a weekly column for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. [November 2002]

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