Tom Sharkey

Posted on Friday, December 2nd, 2022 by John Wood
A look at the great boxer Tom Sharkey, circa 1898, at the time he held the world heavyweight title. Not sure if Sharkey ever even lifted a weight but he certainly did train as evident by his series of physical culture lessons that he authored for The Police Gazette around the same time. Talk about “functional muscle” — Sharkey looks to be a man not to be trifled with — in the ring or on the street.
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