Sport: Sharkey v. Schmeling

After two years of talk, delay, and a series of bouts that eliminated such contenders as Johnny Risko (tough Cleveland baker boy), Jack Delaney (gay Canadian), Tommy Loughran (a light heavyweight champion grown fat) and Phil Scott (English sailor famed for claiming fouls), a match was arranged to decide the heavyweight championship of the world. Jack Sharkey, garrulous descendant of Lithuanian immigrants to Binghamton, N. Y., onetime U. S. sailor, climbed into a ring at the Yankee Stadium, Manhattan, wearing a U. S. flag over...

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