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Joe Louis becomes Champion in 1937...



Item # 655796

June 23, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1937
 
* Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title
* James Braddock in defeat (early 1st report)

The front page has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS WINS TITLE: KNOCKOUT" with subheads. (see) Great for display and rare for such a nice headline to be on the front page dealing with a sporting event.
Complete 1st section only with pages 1-18, missing the 2nd section which included the sport's pages, the back page of  section 2 was saved and attached on the back of the 1st section. This has a full page pictorial of the famous boxing match. GREAT FOR DISPLAY AS SUCH.

Category: The 20th Century

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