Profile of the Day: Jack Dempsey

Posted June 24, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

Jack Dempsey

On June 24, 1895, Jack Dempsey, the American world heavy weight boxing champion from 1919 to 1926, was born in Manasa, Colorado. Known as the “Manassa Mauler,” Dempsey ranked second only to Babe Ruth among the great American sports icons of the 1920s. In 1954, he was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame. Today, he is still remembered as one of the greatest boxers of all time.

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