Fresno boxing legend, Young Corbett III (Ralph Giordano) in dark suit at center left, stands in front of his Young Corbett's lounge in 1939 at Mariposa and Broadway streets.
Fresno boxing legend, Young Corbett III (Ralph Giordano) in dark suit at center left, stands in front of his Young Corbett's lounge in 1939 at Mariposa and Broadway streets.

Young Corbett’s lounge was a place the Champ welcomed friends and strangers alike

Young Corbett III was Fresno’s homegrown boxing world welterweight who never forgot his roots Young Corbett’s lounge was probably a lot like the “Cheers” bar run by fictional bartender and former Boston Red Sox pitcher Sam Malone, a place “where everybody knows your name.” Patrons entering Young Corbett’s in downtown Fresno greeted the friendly bartender […]

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