Al Gavin

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In his 50-plus year career in boxing, Al worked the corner in 110 world title fights. As part-owner of the Gramercy Gym in NYC and later as a staple at Gleason's Gym, his clientele ranged from club fighters and golden glovers to celebrities and world champions, such as Lennox Lewis and Oscar De La Hoya. In 1999, Al and his long-time gym partner Bob Jackson received the James J. Walker Award for "Long and Meritorious Service to Boxing." Al died on July 8th, 2004.

Excerpted from Randy Gordon's tribute [1]

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