He covered nearly world title fights, and was the recipient of the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism.
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Beginning in the mids, Kimball served as a regular co-host for several sports talk radio programs in the Boston area, as a television analyst for boxing broadcasts on the Fox SportsNet and Comcast networks, and as a panelist for several PBS programs produced by WGBH-TV. The couple lived in New York City.
Kimball was diagnosed with cancer in , and died from the disease in at age Roberto Duran, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Thomas "Hit Man" Hearns all formed the pantheon of boxing greats during the late s and early s—before the pay-per-view model, when prize fights were telecast on network television and still captured the nation's attention. Championship bouts during this era were replete with revenge and fury, often pitting one of these storied fighters against another.
From training camps to locker rooms, author George Kimball was there to cover every body shot, uppercut, and TKO. Inside stories full of drama, sacrifice, fear, and pain make up this treasury of boxing tales brought to life by one of the sport's greatest writers. He lives in New York City.
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For many issues they were, in fact, the editors, while I acted as publisher from the thin bankroll of the Abington Book Shop which was too soon exhausted. They sought out authors, gathered material, traveled, wrote letters, made phone calls, cajoled subscribers, designed, laid out, typed, printed, collated, stapled, stamped and delivered.
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John Fowler. This book about the fab four of an exciting, yet twilight, era of boxing is informative.
Four Kings Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing
At times, Hamill forgets those who may be marginal fans of the sport, focusing too much of statistics rather I grew up during this era and reading about it brought it all back. I remember being able to see a great fight on network television on a regular basis.
Leonard was the best fighter I've ever seen, but Hagler was my favorite.