Sport: Scoreboard, Aug. 12, 1957

¶ It took Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson less than three minutes to convince every fight fan in the Polo Grounds that his match with Tommy ("Hurricane") Jackson was a wretched mismatch. A pathetic primitive with an awesome capacity for absorbing punishment, Hurricane started leaking blood in the first round and was on his knees at the bell. He went down again in the second, again in the ninth. In between, he did some calisthenics, tried a few yards of roadwork to "unlazy" his legs and continued to catch Floyd's furious punches. Midway in the...

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