Originally Posted by apollack
Hogwash to both.
Weird. I'll have to dig up where those claims came from. At first I took them as gospel. Then, having not seen anything of the sort repeated by others, I have become skeptical.
edit: The fix story came from Gunboat Smith (not Jim Flynn) in In This Corner. Can't remember where the Ketchel part came from. So, you think Smith was lying? What would his motivation have been? Thanks.
re-edit: just reread Smith's interview for the book. kind of a *****.