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October 29, 1938. . . In the 22 Brand-Whitlock Homes, a Federal Housing project in intercity Toledo, Ohio, a young girl was in labor for the 1st time in her...

Ricardo was born in the small mining town of Chalchihuites in the state of Zacatecas on February 7, 1937. He left school to work as a metal breaker at the...

German Ohm

German Ohm was born of German ancestry on May 28, 1936 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was raised in Ciudad Lerado. Leredo is a little town in La Laguna where there...

Eddie Owens

Eddie Owens had an outstanding amateur career, never losing a bout in Western Massachusetts in over 35 fights.

Mike Pusateri

Driving through the rain soaked streets of Brockton; I was searching for a little diner where I’d meet Mike Pusateri. Bob Benoit, who I had interviewed in a...

Stefan Redl

Stefan Redl was born in Heregsalva, Hungary on March 5, 1933. Stefan was the only boy in a family of three. His father Frank and mother Katherine were of...

Freddie Steele

Freddie Steele was a boxing prodigy. As early as age six he dreamed of a career as a boxer. His parents hoped he would outgrow the idea. But he didn’t. Every...

Benny Valgar

“When it came to all around ring generalship, Benny Valgar was on a par with Benny Leonard, though Leonard packed the better punch”.—Ray Arcel.

Ellsworth (Spider) Webb

Its amazing to me that over the years one of the best middleweights of the fifties has gone unnoticed among veteran fight aficionados. As a young boy, on...