Legendary Bronx sports figure Burt Beagle loses battle with cancer

Local sports legend Burt Beagle, 73, has passed away and left some big shoes to fill in the Bronx. Bronx-born Beagle recently lost his long battle with cancer. Beagle had served as the sports information

News 12 Staff

Feb 20, 2007, 11:49 PM

Updated 6,308 days ago

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Legendary Bronx sports figure Burt Beagle loses battle with cancer
Local sports legend Burt Beagle, 73, has passed away and left some big shoes to fill in the Bronx.
Bronx-born Beagle recently lost his long battle with cancer. Beagle had served as the sports information director at Baruch College. He was also a major force in CUNY Conference sports. Beagle was a New York State Basketball Hall of Fame award recipient.
News 12 The Bronx's Joe Glus remembers Beagle as a mentor and a friend.


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