Boxing Book - "Boston's Boxing Heritage - Prizefighting from 1882 to 1955 by Kevin Smith

Boxing Book - "Boston's Boxing Heritage - Prizefighting from 1882 to 1955 by Kevin Smith
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Item Description

Great New book from Boxing historian Kevin Smith. Features the early History of Boston Prizefighting using hundreds of vintage images. Not only the stars but tons of rare images of many obscure and forgotten fighters of the era with a concentration on many of the lesser known Black fighters of the era. Some of the fighters and rare images pictured in this book include:
Sam Langford
John L. Sullivan
Rocky Marciano
Joe Gans
George Godfrey
Jim Maloney
Jack Watson
Charles Hadley
Patsy Sheppard
Ed Binney "The Boston Black"
Bob Green "The Black Spider"
Johnny Banks "The Darkey Wizard"
"Barbados" Joe Walcott
Henry Johnson Hall
Mike Glover
and a couple hundred more.

SIZE - About 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" inches. 128 pages.

Boston's Boxing Heritage: Prizefighting from 1882 to 1955 (MA) (Images of Sports) by Kevin Smith - Click here to order on

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