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Old 12-14-2007, 11:35 AM   #1
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Hank Kaplan passes away

Friday, December 14 2007


Hank Kaplan, beloved Hall of Fame boxing historian and archivist, passed away peacefully in his sleep 3:30 this morning at his home in Kendall, Florida. He was 88. The funeral is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 17th at Mount Nebo Memorial Gardens in Kendall. Further details will follow.

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Old 12-14-2007, 12:10 PM   #2
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A great historian and friend to the sport.
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A great historian and friend to the sport.

Sentiments echoed. Just arrived home from work and the leisure centre there a short time ago and heard this.

Extremely sad news. RIP.
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Old 12-14-2007, 03:26 PM   #4
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Damn, I was only listening to him on a tv show just yesterday

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He was a very good and modest man, from the interviews with him that I heard.

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Old 12-14-2007, 04:54 PM   #6
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Old 12-14-2007, 05:58 PM   #7
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Kaplan was a giant among boxing historians. He will be missed.
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Old 12-14-2007, 08:04 PM   #8
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Damn. I am guessing Sugar is next, puffing his life away...

R.I.P. Hank.
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Old 12-14-2007, 08:13 PM   #9
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knowledgeable guy, he will be hugely missed.
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