Considine, Bob
January 1940
Saturday Evening Post;1/13/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 29, p24
Focuses on the boxing business at Jacobs Beach, the stretch of land at the 49th Street in Manhattan, New York. Career background of boxing promoter Michael Strauss Jacobs; Attitude of promoters, matchmakers, managers and trainers in Jacobs Beach toward each other; Boxing matches arranged at Jacobs Beach.


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