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Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis in 1951...
Item # 660308
October 26, 1951
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1951
* Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster)
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight)
* Heavyweight boxing fight (day of) w/ photos
The sport's section (page 29) has a banner headline: "Louis Rated Even With Marciano for 10-Round Battle at the Garden Tonight" with subheads, tale of the tape and 2 nice photos of each fighter. (see) Nice to have from the city where the famous fight took place. Rare as such.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 50 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century