September 23, 2012
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Jerry Padilla focused on the Rocky Marciano statue as it came together at Brockton High School’s Rocky Marciano Stadium on Thursday.
Dave LaChance and Rick Yvonne moved a portion of the Rocky Marciano statue to the stadium at Brockton High School on Thursday.
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Rocky Marciano delivered a knockout blow to Jersey Joe Walcott, who was leading on points when he was KO’d in the 13th round.
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George’s Cafe owner Charles Tartaglia has a lot of Rocky Marciano photos posted on the walls of his establishment.
Peter Marciano, a younger brother of the fighter, was joined by his great-nephew, Peter, and great-niece, Eliana.
Wes James helped guide the installation of the boxer’s statue at Rocky Marciano Stadium on Thursday in Brockton.