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Category Archives: Gene Tunney

I’m Harry Greb

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Cars & Driving, Eyes, Harry Greb, Health, Jack Dempsey, Pittsburgh, Tiger Flowers

Babe Ruth v. King Tut

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Al Capone, Babe Ruth, Boxing, Cloning, DNA, Egypt, Jack Dempsey, King Tut

Gene Tunney Returns

I see Jack Dempsey thinks Shakespeare and I have been hobnobbing in literary heaven. Actually, the truth is rather more mundane. I’ve been competing against experienced thespians, outperforming the louts, and am scheduled to debut as Hamlet, but restrictive political and economic circumstances as well as dreadful sanitation in early 17th century England have compelled […]

Also posted in Boxing, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko

Marciano Dines at Dempsey’s

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Evander Holyfield, George Bernard Shaw, Jack Dempsey, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Vitali Klitschko, William Shakespeare, Wladimir Klitschko

The Dempsey Obsession

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Earnie Shavers, Eldridge Cleaver, Floyd Patterson, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Muhammad Ali, Red Grange, Sonny Liston, Wilt Chamberlain

Heavyweight Champions Respond

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Jack Johnson, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko