TITLE

'Archie Moore Is Afraid Of Me'

AUTHOR(S)
MITCHELL, FRANCIS H.
PUB. DATE
December 1960
SOURCE
Ebony;Dec1960, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Harold Johnson, a high school star in football and baseball in Philadelphia, whose courage was tried while working in the U.S. Navy and volunteered to substitute for an absent boxer wherein he knocked out his opponent. It notes that Johnson hung out in gyms when his service career was over and found a sparring partner in Ellis Steward who was surprised with his good and hard jab. Johnson won his first 25 fights before he failed to win an untitled fight against Archie Moore.
ACCESSION #
48213396

 

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