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The fearless Harry Greb : biography of a tragic hero of boxing

Author: Bill Paxton
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dubbed "the Pittsburgh Windmill" because of his manic, freewheeling style in the ring, Harry Greb also crossed racial lines, taking on all comers regardless of color. An injury in the ring led to Greb's gradually going blind in one eye and should have ended his career, but he kept his condition secret and fought on"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Harry Greb; Harry Greb; Harry Greb
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Paxton
ISBN: 9780786440160 0786440163
OCLC Number: 278980798
Description: vii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Bill Paxton.

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The legendary Harry Greb stepped into the ring over 300 times from 1913 to 1926. An injury in the ring led to Greb gradually going blind in one eye and should have ended his career, but he kept his  Read more...

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