Sport: Archie's Return

The first time he saw North Adams. Mass., Archibald Lee Moore had one thought in mind: to fight his fight and get out of town. That night, in July 1949. he was scheduled to meet a light heavyweight named Esco Greenwood, and Archie figured to make quick work of it. But then, as he recalls it, "I walked up the Mohawk Trail, daydreaming. I could look down from the mountains and see the town and the trees and I got to thinking that some day I would have the means to set up a real training camp for a real fight...

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