Come Out Swinging
The Changing World of Boxing in Gleason's Gym
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $28.95|
| Book Description: |
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...