Tag Archives: Jack Dempsey

A New Book on Jack Dempsey is Worth a Look

But certain new arrivals sometimes are promptly moved to the front of the line, which was the case with The Million Dollar Man: Jack Dempsey

“Jess Willard”: A Book Review by Thomas Hauser

Jess Willard’s ring career was defined by two fights: an April 5, 1915, victory over Jack Johnson in Havana, when […]

Fireman Jim Demolishes Jack Dempsey: The Story Behind the Story

Monday, Feb. 13, is the 100th anniversary of one of the most curious fights in the annals of boxing. On […]

Literary Notes: “The Leather Pushers” by H.C. Witwer

BOOK REVIEW BY THOMAS HAUSER — Eight years ago, my good friend Dave Wolf died. Dave was known to boxing […]