Posts Tagged ‘Jim Braddock’

Irish Jim

As James J. Braddock was rising out of boxing obscurity, and winning over the hearts of a Depression-ravaged nation, the legendary journalist Damon Runyan famously dubbed Braddock “Cinderella Man,” because of the fairy tale nature of Braddock’s comeback. That moniker was later used as the title of Jeremy Schaap’s brilliant book about Braddock, and RonRead more..