Coming Out of Left Field

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Globe goof

Ran across this typo in today's Boston Globe story about boxer Jack Johnson (italics mine):

Ward discovered ''100-something pages -- I can't remember exactly how many" of Johnson's writing that the boxer left after serving his nine-month sentence at Leavenworth prison in Kansas in 1920; the fighter had lived on the lamb for seven years in Canada, Europe, and Mexico before turning himself in ...

And before that, he probably lived high on the hog ...


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