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June 24, 1947: Death in the Ring — Sugar Ray Robinson and Jimmy Doyle

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. For the rest of his life, Sugar Ray Robinson was haunted by that eighth round in Cleveland. Haunted by the hard left to the jaw of … Continue reading

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Matt Weinstock

Sept. 26, 1957 You can’t fight City Hall, states an old dictum, but Kenneth Reiner, 41, doesn’t agree. Last April, work started on Reiner’s showplace home at 2138 Micheltorena St. Located atop a high hill in the Silver Lake district, … Continue reading

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