Personality, Sep. 22, 1952

Rocco MARCHEGIANO is a simple, good-natured fellow who goes around hitting people terribly hard. He bruises their bellies, blasts the breath from their lungs, breaks the skin of their heads and generally bangs them about until, brains addled with agony, they fall unconscious. In his case it is a much-admired, and therefore profitable, habit.

He fights in brightly lit rings for the pleasure of millions who know him by his professional name—Rocky Marciano. Never defeated, Rocky has won 37 of his 42 professional fights by knockouts, and has grossed upwards of $150,000 with...

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