A Biography of the First African American World Boxing ChampionBook - 2008
"Joe Gans captured the world lightweight title in 1902, becoming the first black American world title holder in any sport. This biography features original ringside telegraph reports of his most famous and controversial fights, a complete fight history, photographs, early newspaper cartoons depicting boxers, and tributes to the man considered to be among the finest boxers in history"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2008.
Characteristics: viii, 286 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.