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Jack Dempsey The Man From Maumee Bay

Jack Dempsey The Man From Maumee Bay

Broadcast: October 8, 1955
Added: Mar 13 2021

Jimmy Powers brings us another chapter from Grantland Rice's book, The Tumult and the Shouting. The story begins one June day in 1919 in Toledo, Ohio, off the hot and steamy shores of Maumee Bay, when Granny came across the greatest star of the offence in the boxing ring. His name was Jack Dempsey, and he was training for his upcoming fight with champ Jess Willard - the Pottawatomie Giant...