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

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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 ...
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Overview


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."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738549019
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 11/28/2006
  • Series: Images of Sports Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,412,362
  • 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2007

    well written

    well written and well researched. One of the better books form the Arcadia boxing series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2007

    Boxing writing at it's best

    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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2006

    a must read

    an excellent addition to any library.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2006

    A beautiful book

    A beautifully written book which will entice any ordinary fan of boxing.

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