Buttercups and strong boys: a sojourn at the Golden Gloves
Boxing has long been the ticket of departure for youngsters in places like the South Bronx and Harlem. Journalist William Plummer spent a year in the East Harlem gym of Mickey and Negra Rosario and here chronicles his observations and experiences during a season of boxing.
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Since 1929 New York's Golden Gloves has been a leading amateur boxing tournament, grooming 22 pro champions. Plummer, a People magazine writer, immersed himself for a year in the East Harlem gym of ... Read full review