In the Ring With James J. Corbett by Adam Pollack

In the Ring With James J. Corbett by Adam Pollack
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In the Ring With James J. Corbett

By - Adam J. Pollack


This is the second book in Adam J. Pollack's series on the heavyweight champions of the gloved era. It is the most thoroughly researched boxing-detailed biography on James J. Corbett's career ever written. It reveals new dates, bouts, and facts, shedding fresh light on his experience, skills, and ability. It meticulously describes his bouts and provides multiple viewpoints by local next day newspapers, giving it unparalleled authenticity and accuracy. The exhaustive research provides an encyclopedic wealth of knowledge about Corbett's boxing career. His bouts are placed into social, legal, racial, and historic contexts, including anti-prize fighting laws and the color line.

A complete record of Corbett's career is included. 435 pages, 51 photos, 820 footnotes, bibliography, index

About the Author:

Adam J. Pollack is a staff writer for, vice chair of USA Boxing's Judicial Committee and a member of its Women's Task Force. He is also a boxing coach and attorney living in Iowa City, Iowa.

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