Time was (1922) when Jack Britton wore the welterweight champion's crown. He wore it so skillfully and sensibly. that he retired from the ring with several hundred thousands in the bank.
He went to Florida and put his bank account in the real estate ring.
The money took a series of stiff jolts on the chin, and when it was finally counted out there was nothing left. Broke, Britton returned to New York, obtained a boxing license, trained.
Last week he pitted some 40 years of life and 23 years of ring experience against...