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Boxing Book Lands Place on PW’s Top 10 Sports Books List

The Greatest Champion That Never Was

The little-known tale of a small town Georgia boy with a brief but impressive boxing career is recounted by author Jaclyn Weldon White in The Greatest Champion That Never Was: The Life of W.L. “Young” Stribling, to be published by Mercer University Press in October.  And the fascinating story of his rise from young vaudeville performer to professional prizefighter has earned a place among Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Sports Books.  The trade magazine’s list appears in the annual fall preview of new books edition.  Read more from the Publishers Weekly website:

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