Pete Bergman is one of the most recognizable figures in sports entertainment, having appeared in The MMQB, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN.com and the National Football League Network.
But, he also has a story to tell.
Bergman started out as a player for the New York Jets in the early 1960s and played in two pro football leagues before retiring at the age of 32 in 1976.
He then returned to his hometown of New York and worked as a baseball analyst for the Knicks and New York Rangers.
His last NFL appearance was as a member of the Jets in 1977.
The cover of The MMQR cover, Pete Bergmann, shows him on the NFL cover in 1977 in a Knicks jersey.
The cover photo was taken at a Knicks game in 1976 and the photo of him as a rookie has been removed from the cover photo.
The MMQRB cover is a celebration of Pete Bergmen career.
Pete Bergmans first career NFL game was on November 14, 1976 against the Washington Redskins.
He played in three games, all with the Jets.
He was drafted in the first round by the New England Patriots in the 1970 NFL Draft.
Bergman became the first American-born player to win a Super Bowl.
He also won two Super Bowl MVP awards.
He earned a Pro Bowl berth in 1977, 1982 and 1987.
He played for the Steelers, Bears and Falcons.
He is best known for his portrayal of a young Pete Bergeman on the television show “The MMqr.”
Bergman has appeared in movies including “The King of Queens,” “Battlestar Galactica,” “Lone Survivor,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Raging Bull,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and many more.