John Durant

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John Durant is the author of The Story of Baseball and (with Otto Bettmann) of The Pictorial History of American Sports . With his wife, Alice, he prepared the pictorial feature “A Century of Cooperstown” in the December, 1958, issue of AMERICAN HERITAGE .

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August 1959

Taking on all comers, he had always dropped his man—but his supreme moment came in bare-knuckle boxing’s last great fight