First in a 3-part bio-history about promoter Jack Hurley & boxing's ascent from the backrooms of the 1900s to the family rooms of the TV era. Vol. 1 describes Hurley's early life in Fargo and his discovery of Billy Petrolle, one of the 1930s' most popular boxers. It ends in 1934 as Jack seeks a new meal ticket after Billy retires. 732 p, 418 ill
Deacon Jack and the Dawn of Major-League Sports in Seattle
Author: John T. Ochs
Publisher: Rhythmmaster Publishing, LLC
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Third in a 3-part bio-history about Jack Hurley & boxing's ascent from the backrooms of the 1900s to the family rooms of the TV era. Vol. 3 describes his last 22 years in Seattle as manager of Harry (KId) Matthews & Boone Kirkman and promoter of the 1957 Patterson-Rademacher title fight. It ends with his death in 1972 at age 74. 561 p, 354 ill.
Second in a 3-part bio-history about promoter Jack Hurley & boxing's ascent from the backrooms of the 1900s to the family rooms of the TV era. Vol. 1 describes his life in Chicago (1935-50) as boxing manager and promoter at the Chicago Stadium. It ends when the IBC monopoly and the mob force him to leave Chicago and move to Seattle. 409 p, 248 ill
This book charts the history of Cork's journey through the Munster and All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship from 1887 up until 1949. While this book is mainly devoted to Cork hurling, there are reports on every Leinster Hurling Final, All-Ireland Semi-Finals and of course every All-Ireland Final. There are also reports on the great players that played for and against Cork down through the years.
This pocket handbook to the world's most incessant dancefloor grooves features all the key players and hottest labels, and includes career biographies of more than 160 producers, artists, and DJs, and discographies for each reviewing the best on vinyl and CD. Photos.
Provides comprehensive information on musicians and groups from around the world. Entries include a detailed biographical essay, selected discographies, contact information and a list of sources. Features include e-mail addresses and online sources where available.