Prizefighting: Sonny & Co.

The heavyweight championship of the world did a lot for Sonny Listen, considering how briefly he held it — one year and five months, to be exact. For one thing, he learned how to sign his name to checks and things. And he fell in with a classy circle of friends and business associates.

Last week, one by one, Sonny's chums and associates paraded before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly in Washington. There was Sam Margolis, a pudgy, pious Philadelphian, who freely admitted his friendship with Blinky Palermo, who, as everyone...

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