Tomato Can Comeback

Tomato Can Comeback Tom Garrick had a heart of gold a jaw of iron and heavy artillery in both fists This orphan from the Windy City returned from the Korean War to battle his way up the welterweight ranks inspiring sp

  • Title: Tomato Can Comeback
  • Author: Jack Tunney HenryBrown Paul Bishop Mel Odom
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Tom Garrick had a heart of gold, a jaw of iron, and heavy artillery in both fists This orphan from the Windy City returned from the Korean War to battle his way up the welterweight ranks, inspiring speculation about a title bid Then he slugged it out with a top contender who humiliated him over eleven rounds and cut short his victory march.Popular opinion was he had beenTom Garrick had a heart of gold, a jaw of iron, and heavy artillery in both fists This orphan from the Windy City returned from the Korean War to battle his way up the welterweight ranks, inspiring speculation about a title bid Then he slugged it out with a top contender who humiliated him over eleven rounds and cut short his victory march.Popular opinion was he had been exposed as a lucky pretender The newspapers dubbed him Tomato Can after watching the blood splatter around the ring like tomato juice from a tin can being battered by a tire iron.Now, for some mysterious reason, Tomato Can Garrick is lacing on the gloves again, hoping for a shot at redemption He has no promoter, no manager, not even a sparring partner The only one in his corner is a buddy from the war who has never been inside the boxing game before.There s a punch drunk pantheon of bums, brawlers and cutthroat contenders just waiting to pound him into Palookaville a lonely war widow with her claws in his heart and a regimen of dubious training methods which may do harm than good to his chances But Garrick isn t going to go down in history as the Tomato Can without a fight.

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    1. Detroit 1956Tom Garrick had a heart of gold, a jaw of iron, and heavy artillery in both fists. This orphan from the Windy City returned from the Korean War to battle his way up the welterweight ranks, inspiring speculation about a title bid. Then he slugged it out with a top contender who humiliated him over eleven rounds and cut short his victory march.Popular opinion was he had been exposed as a lucky pretender. The newspapers dubbed him "Tomato Can" after watching the blood splatter around th [...]

    2. Tomato Can Comeback is the eighth novella in the Fight Card series, and it continues the high standard set by the previous stories. This one is set in Detroit, and is told from the point of view of sports reporter, Gil Schwartz.The hero of the piece, is a boxer named Tom Garrick, who after suffering a terrible beating at hands of a welterweight contender, is nicknamed Tomato Can – as it is suggested that he bled so much during the fight, he resembled a tomato can being split open by a tire iro [...]

    3. “Tomato Can Comeback” is yet another top-notch novel from the Fight Card series, penned by Hank Brown under the house name “Jack Tunney.” You can just about pick up any novel in this series and find some of the best action-packed writing ever found anywhere and this 2012 novel is certainly no exception to that rule. They are written in the tradition of the great boxing stories of the forties that Robert E. Howard penned about Steve Costigan.What is a “Tomato Can” in fighing parlance? [...]

    4. A tomato can is a guy who ends up bleeding ll over the mat. Once you earn that appellation, it's a hard one to shake off. This is the story of one of Father Tim's boys' efforts to do just that.

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