Download e-book for iPad: Chicago Boxing (Images of Sports) by J.J. Johnston,Sean Curtin,David Mamet

By J.J. Johnston,Sean Curtin,David Mamet

Professor Mike Donovan, struggling with Nelson-"The sturdy Dane," and "Stockyards" Harold Smith-- their tales are as colourful as their names. Chicago's boxing heritage is as intriguing and unpredictable as any prize struggle in the ring. the most memorable bouts--great, notorious or otherwise--took position within the city's golf equipment, parks and arenas, and Chicago has obvious its percentage of champions and most sensible contenders through the years. The Gans-McGovern struggle in 1900--the "Big Fix"--set the game again 25 years in Chicago. The "Long count number" among Tunney and Dempsey, in 1927, should be the main debatable bout of all time. Chicago Boxing is a narrative not just of significant boxers, yet of the lovers who embraced them, the promoters who made them immense, or even a number of mob bosses who made solid on their talent.

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