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New York City's Greatest Boxers (Images of Sports Series)
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New York City's Greatest Boxers (Images of Sports Series)

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by Jose Corpas
 

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For many years, New York City was considered to be the fight capital of the world. Local venues put on shows almost daily, and the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden, hosted boxing regularly. Fans flocked from one arena to the other to catch all of the action. New York City's Greatest Boxers is a photographic journey featuring over 180 photographs showcasing

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For many years, New York City was considered to be the fight capital of the world. Local venues put on shows almost daily, and the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden, hosted boxing regularly. Fans flocked from one arena to the other to catch all of the action. New York City's Greatest Boxers is a photographic journey featuring over 180 photographs showcasing many of the outstanding boxers who helped make up the city's colorful history. New York City's biggest boxing stars are all found here, from legendary champions like Terry McGovern and Benny Leonard to local stars and celebrities like Joe Miceli, Tiger Jones, and Tony Danza.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738549019
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Images of Sports Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,275,076
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Jose Corpas, former boxer, trainer, and cornerman, is a boxing historian and member of the International Boxing Research Organization. An official with USA Boxing Metro, he also founded the Web sites Professional Boxing Rankings and Big Apple Boxing.

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New York City's Greatest Boxers (Images of Sports Series) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
well written and well researched. One of the better books form the Arcadia boxing series.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Excellent read informative on the rich New York boxing history. Detailed book explaining the boxer¿s and styles of each era. A definite must read for all boxing fans.
Guest More than 1 year ago
an excellent addition to any library.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A beautifully written book which will entice any ordinary fan of boxing.