In the Ring with James J. Jeffries

In the Ring with James J. Jeffries

Author: Adam J. Pollack

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ISBN: 0979982219

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 688

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Pollack describes in meticulous detail Jeffries' bouts from the 1890s up to 1905, his opponents, and his training regimen. He discusses the time's heavyweight scene, including contenders, pre-fight hype and negotiations, political and legal obstacles, and the color line.
In the Ring with James J. Jeffries
Language: en
Pages: 688
Authors: Adam J. Pollack
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-01 - Publisher:

Pollack describes in meticulous detail Jeffries' bouts from the 1890s up to 1905, his opponents, and his training regimen. He discusses the time's heavyweight scene, including contenders, pre-fight hype and negotiations, political and legal obstacles, and the color line.
In the Ring with Jack Johnson - Part II: The Reign
Language: en
Pages: 880
Authors: Adam J. Pollack
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-01 - Publisher:

In the Ring With Jack Johnson - Part II: The Reign by Adam J. Pollack continues the series of the most detailed and thorough books ever written on Jack Johnson. This 880-page book completely covers Jack Johnson's reign and life as world heavyweight champion. As with Part I: The Rise,
In the Ring with Jack Johnson - Part I
Language: en
Pages: 712
Authors: Adam J. Pollack
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-01 - Publisher:

At 710 pages, In the Ring With Jack Johnson - Part I: The Rise is the most detailed and thorough book ever written on Jack Johnson. This book alone (the first of two on Johnson) covers the start of Jack Johnson's career up to his winning the world heavyweight championship.
Ultimate Tough Guy
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Jim Carney (Jr.)
Categories: Boxers (Sports)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Achill Pub.

When Jim Jeffries won the heavyweight title in 1899, boxers were the most celebrated athletes in America. Icons John L. Sullivan and Gentleman Jim Corbett had preceded him, but Jeffries seemed to be of a different breed--big, strong, and almost freakishly athletic, with the ruggedness of the grizzly bears he
In the Ring with James J. Corbett
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Adam J Pollack
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11 - Publisher:

This is the most thoroughly researched boxing-detailed biography of James J. Corbett's career ever written. It reveals new dates, bouts, and facts, shedding fresh light on his experience, skills, and ability. It meticulously describes his bouts and provides multiple viewpoints by local next-day newspapers, giving it unparalleled authenticity and accuracy.