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Come Out Swinging - a book by Trimbur, Lucia

Come Out Swinging

The Changing World of Boxing in Gleason's Gym

Come Out Swinging( )
Author: Trimbur, Lucia
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
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Gleason's Gym is the last remaining institution of New York's Golden Age of boxing. Jake LaMotta, Muhammad Ali, Hector Camacho, Mike Tyson--the alumni of Gleason's are a roster of boxing greats. Founded in the Bronx in 1937, Gleason's moved in the mid-1980s to what has since become one of New York's wealthiest residential areas--Brooklyn's DUMBO. Gleason's has also transformed, opening its doors to new members, particularly women and white-collar men. Come Out Swinging is...
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