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Joe Louis to become champion for 1st time....
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June 20, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 20, 1937
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock
* World heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight)
Page 6 of this section has a banner headline: "Braddock and Louis Ready to Meet in Title Bout Marked by Many Obstacles" with subheads, photos and tale of the tape. (see) This would be the fight that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century