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Dave Anderson is an American sportswriter based in New York City. In 1981 he won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary on sporting events. He is the author of 21 books and more than 350 magazine articles.

After graduating in 1947 from Xavier High School – an elite Jesuit preparatory school in New York City – Anderson attended the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts, graduating in 1951.

Anderson has written for a number of New York papers. He covered the Brooklyn Dodgers for the Brooklyn Eagle, before moving to the New York Journal-American in 1955, and later to The New York Times in 1966.

In 1965, he won the E.P. Dutton Award for the best magazine sports story for "The Longest Day of Sugar Ray," which appeared in True magazine. He has also received the Dick McCann Memorial Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame for career excellence covering football. In 1972, he won the E.P. Dutton Award for the best sports feature story of the year, the return of the heavyweight champion Joe Frazier to his Beaufort, South Carolina hometown (he won a Page One Award for the same story.) In 1974, he won the Nat Fleischer Award for excellence in boxing journalism.

Anderson was given a column at the Times in 1971. In 1973, he collaborated with Miami Dolphin football players Larry Csonka and Jim Kiick in publishing a book, Always on the Run.

Anderson now resides in Tenafly, New Jersey.

In 1981, he became the second sportswriter to win the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. Anderson was the 1994 winner of the Associated Press Sports Editors Red Smith Award for distinguished sports column writing. He was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame in Salisbury, N.C. in 1990, joining three other former "Sports of The Times," columnists—Red Smith, Arthur Daley and John Kieran. In 2005, he received the Dick Schaap Award for Outstanding Journalism. Anderson was inducted in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2014, he was honored with the PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing.

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