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Floyd Patterson

a boxer and a gentleman

by Alan Howard Levy

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patterson, Floyd,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century,
  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1964-1975

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan H. Levy.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1132.P3 L48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17030368M
    ISBN 109780786439508
    LC Control Number2008032250
    OCLC/WorldCa237325147

    "A well-researched and overdue tribute. Like one of Patterson's reliable left hooks, Stratton sharply recounts the life of an important, but often forgotten, two-time world heavyweight champion." — Gary Andrew Poole, author of PacMan: Behind the Scenes with Manny PacquiaoIn , Floyd Patterson became, at age twenty-one, the youngest boxer to claim the title of world heavyweight champion/5(74). PDF Floyd Patterson Download book full free. Floyd Patterson available for download and read online in other formats.

      Once I asked him if he knew he had been knocked down more times than any other boxer in history. He mildly answered, "Yes, but I got up more times than anyone." A gentle man and a gentleman, Floyd Patterson ennobled the sport of boxing. Sugar is a boxing historian and co-author of Patterson's book Basic Boxing Skills. Next Lou Rawls.   Buy Floyd Patterson: The Fighting Life of Boxing's Invisible Champion First Edition by Stratton, W.K. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(60).

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Floyd Patterson ( ) was the youngest fighter to win the heavyweight championship and the first to regain the title after it had been lost. He has been overshadowed in public memory by Muhammad Ali, who beat him twice.

Sonny Liston also KO'd Patterson in two fights, each time in the first round.4/5. FLOYD PATTERSON (–) was an American professional boxer who competed from toand twice reigned as the world heavyweight champion from to At the age of 21, he became the youngest boxer in history to win the title, and was also the first heavyweight to /5(2).

"In Defense of Cassius Clay" by Floyd Patterson, June 5, 12 Copy quote Cassius Clay must be beaten and the Black Muslims' scourge removed from boxing. This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in dia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject dia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).

Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. He was to lose the championship on Jto the Swede Ingemar Johansson in Yankee Stadium. Patterson then became the first to reclaim the heavyweight championship in when Floyd floored Ingo in New York's Polo Grounds.

The author does an excellent job in covering the career of Floyd Patterson in this book/5(65). Muhammad Ali vs. Floyd Patterson refers to two heavyweight professional boxing matches between Muhammad Ali and Floyd first match took place on Novem for the WBC/Ring/lineal world heavyweight championship; and the second on Septemfor the regional North American Boxing Federation (NABF) heavyweight : The Greatest: My Own Story (.

The Muhammad Ali-Floyd Patterson fight was one of the most hyped brawls ever, but the real story about that fight is known by just a few. About this Item: Pelham Books, London, Hard Cover. Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: G+.

Photos (illustrator). 1st Thus. When Floyd Patters won the world heavyweight boxing championship over Archie Moore, in an elimination for the title after Rocky Marciano retired in the mids, he was 22 years old and the yougest fighter to take the title, later he was the first to regain a lost.

Floyd was the youngest heavyweight champion ever until Mike came along. Both trained by old Swiped this book off my dads shelves years ago and never cracked it until now.

Unless your a boxing fan there’s probably not much entertainment value in the book/5. Although Floyd Patterson will be remembered for his topsy-turvy reign as heavyweight champion, he will be honored, perhaps, for political contributions, his kindness in an industry often likened to a sewer, and his fanatical dedication to a sport that saved him from a certain future as one of the forgotten downtrodden, the numberless millions.

“Floyd Patterson was the most skilled as a boxer,” Ali would say.5 But Floyd also endured countless blows to the head over his long career, often winding up on the mat. No important boxing champ was knocked down more during vital contests than Patterson. Floyd Patterson The Complete Guide This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

FLOYD PATTERSON Floyd Patterson signs an index card. Autograph sentiment signed: "Best wishes/Floyd Patterson", 5x3 index card. Inyear-old Floyd Patterson (born in ) became the youngest fighter to win the World Heavyweight title until Mike Tyson won the WBC crown in at the age of read more.

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Heavyweight champion at age Birthplace: Waco, NC Location of death: New Paltz, NY Cause of death: Alzheimer's Remains: Buried, New Paltz Rural Cemetery, Ne.

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died after the book was published.) Nevertheless, there is plenty to enjoy. Books about Floyd Patterson, who James Baldwin once called, accurately, “quite probably the least likely fighter in the history of the sport,” fall significantly into that latter category.

Patterson, who died inwould have turned 83 yesterday, so this seems like a. Floyd Patterson Charlotte, North Carolina USMC (Ret.) MSgt. Floyd Patterson, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, Main the comfort and privacy of his home.

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Floyd Patterson delivered a number of knockout punches during his Hall of Fame career, but it might have been the fights he won outside the ring that made him great.

Born inhe overcame poverty and prejudice to become the youngest world heavyweight champion in history—and he would later become the first man to regain the.