Sport: Keep Out of Manhattan

For 18 years, while he took his lumps in tank towns and second-rate cities, Archie Moore earned little besides a reputation. He got to be one of the best boxers in the country, but he usually did his fighting for small change. Two years ago, when he won the light-heavyweight championship in St. Louis, Moore's share of the purse came to a reported $1,492. Even then, the owl-eyed operators who make matches in the smoky back rooms refused to give him a break. Archie had to defend his title in Ogden. Utah, later in Miami. It was no way to grow...

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