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Jersey Joe Walcott

ISBN 10 : 9780786489633
ISBN 13 : 0786489634

Born into extreme poverty in 1914, Jersey Joe Walcott began boxing at the age of 16 to help feed his hungry family. After ten years, without proper training and with little to show..


Ezzard Charles

ISBN 10 : 9780786497430
ISBN 13 : 0786497432

Greatness is often overlooked in its own time. For Ezzard Charles--one of boxing's most skilled practitioners, with a record of 93-25-1 (52 KO)--recognition took decades. Named by ..


Third Man In The Ring

ISBN 10 : UCAL:$B712696
ISBN 13 :

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Tom Molineaux

ISBN 10 : 0692484108
ISBN 13 : 9780692484104

Two hundred years before Mike Tyson, there was Tom Molineaux! In his first book, Bill Calogero shines a light on one of the greatest unsung pioneers of the prize-ring, "Tom Molinea..


Rocky Marciano

ISBN 10 : 0252027639
ISBN 13 : 9780252027635

A compelling portrait of an American sports icon retraces the rise of Marciano from obscurity to nail one of the greatest records in boxing--49-0.--while exploring his strengths an..


The Boxing Kings

ISBN 10 : 9781442272903
ISBN 13 : 1442272902

For much of the twentieth century, boxing was one of America’s most popular sports, and the heavyweight champions were figures known to all. Their exploits were reported regularl..


The First Black Boxing Champions

ISBN 10 : 9780786461882
ISBN 13 : 0786461888

"Biographies: from Tom Molineaux, a slave who won freedom and fame in the ring in the early 1800s; to Joe Gans, the first African American world champion; to the flamboyant Jack Jo..


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