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RACING is peopled by characters who often have stepped straight off the pages of a Damon Runyon
Up to this point, there would not be a comeback, and no occasion for Damon Runyon
A little more than a year later, Braddock, who had been re-christened "Cinderella Man" by Damon Runyon
, lost his title to Joe Louis, a fighter blessed with all of the natural gifts he was denied.
Hence the title ``Cinderella Man'' - the nickname tagged on Braddock by sports writer Damon Runyon
- that's being used for both the movie starring Russell Crowe that hits theaters nationwide today and the book that Jeremy Schaap spent about a year assembling before its release a month ago.
He wrote of Damon Runyon
and his own unique development of American vernacular: "Damon Runyon
's slang is as contrived and romantic as Dickens,' He wrote of boxer Joe Louis, whom he came to know: "I know it is hard, perhaps impossible, for any white man to appraise the character of any Negro.
McCutcheon met two executives helping to develop the film based on short stories by Damon Runyon
, but was vetoed by forces who wanted a bigger name.
The same publisher says that novelist Elmore Leonard and writers Damon Runyon
, Red Smith, and David Halberstam praised the writing of Heinz.
put it much more eloquently than me when he offered this advice to punters everywhere: "The race is not always to the swift or the battle to the strong - but that's the way to bet.
I felt like we were in a Damon Runyon
story," recalled Ms.
Henry and Damon Runyon
would have loved these yarns.
is surely alive and well when a horse called Benny The Dip can win a race as august as the Derby.