Thursday, May 23, 2019  |

By Thomas Hauser

Jabs and Straight Writes

Above: Former welterweight champ Kid Gavilan (standing third from right) and a group of fellow boxers pose for a portrait in Stillman’s Gym, circa 1955. BOXING’S GOLDEN ERA AND ITS MOST FAMOUS GYM Stillman’s Gym, located on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan between 54th and 55th Streets, opened in 1921 and closed in 1961. The three-story
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