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Old 01-31-2013, 05:26 PM   #1
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Other than the book by Nat Fleischer, "Leonard the Magnificant," are there any biographies on Benny Leonard that are worth purchasing? Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:58 PM   #2
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Leonard actually brought out a book - My Greatest Ring Battles (1939) By Benny Leonard.

I have it stored on my pc but have only had a quick look
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Nice. Thanks for the tip. I'll look into it. Is it available free online?
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Yeah just search for it on google. I had a look at it on my pc files - it's only got 12 pages so just a snippet I think but its worth a read.
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:06 PM   #5
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The chapter on Manny Seamon in Ron Frieds book Cornermen is a must for fans of Ben.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:23 PM   #6
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The chapter on Manny Seamon in Ron Frieds book Cornermen is a must for fans of Ben.
Yes, it is. I saw that. Thanks!
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Just been on amazon and found Leonard the magnificent , the story of the man that made himself king of the lightweight (printed in 2010) obviously a reprint can't find the other book mentioned where are the best sites to look

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Old 02-03-2013, 05:19 PM   #8
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Just been on amazon and found Leonard the magnificent , the story of the man that made himself king of the lightweight (printed in 2010) obviously a reprint can't find the other book mentioned where are the best sites to look
I have had that book, "Leonard the Magnificent" for many decades, but I don't know if it survived Hurricane Sandy yet...
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:49 PM   #9
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I have had that book, "Leonard the Magnificent" for many decades, but I don't know if it survived Hurricane Sandy yet...
Fun book. It would seem a defining biography on Leonard hasn't been written yet.
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