Sport: $15,000 for Mother

When Benny Leonard retired as lightweight champion of the world in 1924. only one man (Ritchie Mitchell) had mussed his sleek brown hair in many a long battle. Last week in Madison Square Garden, Benny Leonard was wiping stringy thin hair out of his eyes 30 seconds after tough Jimmy McLarnin began to hit him. The pudgy Canadian welter- weight shook his head at the hardest blows Leonard's bowarms could deliver. What was left, at 36, of the cleverest boxer the lightweight division ever knew was knocked down in the second round. In the sixth...

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