Joe Gans

Joe Gans

A Biography of the First African American World Boxing Champion

Book - 2008
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"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.
ISBN: 9780786439942
Characteristics: viii, 286 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Scott, Mark

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