August 10, 2010

The Ghost With a Hammer in His Hand: And other tales from the golden days of fairground boxing booths. Harry Pearson in The Guardian.

posted by owlhouse to boxing at 04:18 AM - 5 comments

I can still remember Jimmy Sharman's boxers at the Easter Show in Sydney. Christ, I'm old.

posted by owlhouse at 04:19 AM on August 10

That was a pretty cool article, and the quote about Louis and Ali was gold.

posted by wfrazerjr at 12:59 PM on August 10

I'm a huge fan of Pearsons, and I reckon that his best ever article, closely followed by this one

posted by Fat Buddha at 04:53 PM on August 10

Had to do some looking up on Jem "The Gypsy" Mace. Very cool stuff. Thanks for the link.

posted by WeedyMcSmokey at 06:26 PM on August 10

Terrific article. Thanks!

posted by Uncle Toby at 10:08 AM on August 11

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