Sport: Not-So-Simple Simon

When Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis embarked on his fight-a-month campaign last fall, Broadway wags dubbed his opponents the Bum-of-the-Month Club. Last week, in Detroit's Olympia Stadium, Louis took on his pushover for March: 255-lb., 26-year-old Abe Simon of Richmond Hill, Long Island.

Abe Simon, oversized son of a Jewish butter-&-egg salesman, was no more worthy a challenger than Gus Dorazio, Red Burman, Al McCoy or the half-dozen other second-raters who have served as punching bags for the Champ. Patterned on the lines of Primo Camera, Giant Simon, a stand-up boxer (6 ft. 4...

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