Boxing

We sell original, historic newspapers featuring coverage of some of the great moments in the sport of boxing. Whether it is called boxing, prize-fighting, pugilism, or by some other name, the engagement of two people in a contest of strength, quickness, endurance, etc., using either gloved or bare hands, has captured the imagination of onlookers and participants since the beginning of time. Finding reports of such encounters within newspapers dates back into the 18th century. John Jackson vs. Daniel Mendoza, Jim Jeffries vs. Jim Corbett, Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali, and more... enjoy the following authentic reports spanning 3 centuries:

Boxing

We sell original, historic newspapers featuring coverage of some of the great moments in the sport of boxing. Whether it is called boxing, prize-fighting, pugilism, or by some other name, the engagement of two people in a contest of strength, quickness, endurance, etc., using either gloved or bare hands, has captured the imagination of onlookers and participants since the beginning of time. Finding reports of such encounters within newspapers dates back into the 18th century. John Jackson vs. Daniel Mendoza, Jim Jeffries vs. Jim Corbett, Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali, and more... enjoy the following authentic reports spanning 3 centuries:
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177570

Boxing - Fight of the Century...

Item #177570

July 16, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Late Chief Justice Fuller."



This issue has an illustration of "Lionization--Speculation --Perturbation" by J. Campbell Cory and there is a photo of "The End of the Fight of the Century", Jeffries and Johnson at Reno. There is also a photo of "The Many-Sided Wife of... See More  

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$55.00
177622
Item #177622

September 16, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1911  The full color front cover is a baseball-themed print captioned: "IF" showing 3 men arguing over a 3-2 baseball game, presumably discussing "what if??"

The inside front page is: "One Of Europe's Prettiest Princesses", Princess Henry of Pless. Other photos within include:"Scenes in the National Shooting cont... See More  

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$58.00
652543

Jack Johnson, boxing World Champion - cash bond refused...

Item #652543

November 09, 1912

THE ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL, New Mexico, Nov. 9, 1912



* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ

* 1st Black American to hold title (1910)

* Locked up even though he offered to pay bail bond in cash




Page 3 has: "JACK JOHNSON LOCKED UP IN DEFAULT OF $30,000 BAIL," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "infl... See More  

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$110.00
177707

GEORGE BELLOWS Boxing Print...

First Harper's Weekly edited by Norman Hapgood....

Item #177707

August 16, 1913

HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York City, dated August 16, 1913



Note: This issue does not have a color cover sheet - which is typical.



In this issue there is an illustration called "'The Only Trouble with Living in the Country is that You Never get the September Magazines Before the Middle of August" by Stuart Davis. There is also an article with photos called "The Vital Ne... See More  

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679997

1913 photo of boxer Packey McFarland...

Item #679997

December 11, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 11, 1913



* Patrick "Packey" McFarland photo

* Lightweight & welterweight boxing

* "Best fighter never to become champion"




The top of page 14 has a two column photo of Packey McFarland with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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$38.00
581465

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #581465

March 31, 1915

THE LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, April 3, 1915  This 14 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 8: "JOHNSON INSISTS ON BOXING SAM M'VEY" with subheads and related photos. Other news of the day. Usual browning with some margin wear & tears, otherwise good. Must be handled with care.



wikipedia notes: Jess Willard (December 29, 1881 in the town of St. Clere, Pottawatomie C... See More  

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681456

1915 Bandit War... Texas raids by Mexicans...

Item #681456

April 02, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1915



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope"

* Negro champion Jack Johnson 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight)




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "JOHNSON DETERMINED TO FIGHT SAM M'VEY SATURDAY IN HAVANA" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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598529

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #598529

April 05, 1915

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope"

* Jack Johnson 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight reporting)




Page 6 has a three column headline: "Heavies Ready for Title Bout" with subhead: "Johnson And Willard Ready For Gong That Sends Them To Battle" and tale of the tape... See More  

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668380

1915 Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #668380

April 05, 1915

JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* "Great white hope" wins

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) 

* Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present




The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO&qu... See More  

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681685

Jess Willard defeats Johnson for the heavyweight title...

Item #681685

April 06, 1915

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)
 



The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kan... See More  

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608832

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #608832

April 07, 1915

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 7, 1915 



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope" 

* Jack Johnson  

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (post-fight reporting)
 



Page 6 has an article headed: "JESS WILLARD IS ON HIS WAY HOME" "Great Crowd at Havana Dock Delays Sailing of Steamer; Johnson Remains Behind" See image for t... See More  

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672872

The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett... Fists for rent...

Item #672872

February 13, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1916



* Mentions of the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard - giving boxing lessons for rent

* WWI coverage




This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 14, column 5: "FISTS AS RENT"

WWI coverage is located beginning on t... See More  

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682378

1918 John Lawrence Sullivan death...

Item #682378

February 02, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 2, 1918



* John Lawrence Sullivan death (same day)

* 1st Heavyweight boxing gloved champion




Page 6 has a one column heading: "SULLIVAN, EX-WORLD CHAMP DIES" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.

Complete... See More  

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565177

John Lawrence Sullivan dies...

Item #565177

February 04, 1918

THE WORLD, New York, NY, February 4, 1918



* John Lawrence Sullivan death

* 1st Heavyweight boxing gloved champion




This 16 page newspaper has some headlines on page 10 that include: "Sullivan Champion of Champions, Says Madden", "'Discoverer' and First Manager of Noted Fighter Feels Big Fellow's Death as a Personal Loss", "Roosevelt May By a Pallbearer" and more... See More  

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581245

Jack Dempsey boxing title defense...

Item #581245

September 07, 1920

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, September 7, 1920



* Boxer Jack Dempsey

* Heavyweight boxing champion

* 1st on radio




This 20 page newspaper has a two column headlines on page 16: "DEMPSEY Kayos Miske" with subhead: "Dempsey Kayos In 3D Round". This tells of Jack Dempsey defending his heavyweight boxing crown by knocking out Billy Miske.



Other news, sports ... See More  

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581917

Original Yankee Stadium is born... Babe Ruth...

Item #581917

February 06, 1921

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, February 6, 1921



* Original Yankee Stadium is born

* 'The House That Ruth Built' has a home

* Site officially picked




This 22 page newspaper has very historic significance concerning the old Yankee Stadium. Page 8 has a small one column heading that reads: "New York Yanks to Have New Home and Playing Grounds Soon". See photo for brie... See More  

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586083

Jack Dempsey boxing title defense in 1921.....

Item #586083

July 01, 1921

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 1, 1921



* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier

* Heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight news)




This 40 page newspaper has two headlines on the front page: "2 TO 1 AND 3 TO 1 ODDS OFFERED TO DEMPSEY" and more. More in the sport's section with related cartoon illustration (see images).



Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More  

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685066

Jack Dempsey defends his boxing title...

Item #685066

July 02, 1921

DOUGLAS DAILY INTERNATIONAL, Arizona, July 2, 1921 (front leaf only - but nice for display)



* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* 1st-ever boxing match to pull in over 1 million dollars in revenue!




The front page has a great headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT CARP!" with subheads and large head photo of Dempsey (see images). Declared at the time to ... See More  

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581206

Benny Leonard... Jewish boxer...

Item #581206

June 27, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1922



* Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer

* Jack Britton




This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 11 that include: "BRITTON DEFEATS LEONARD ON FOUL", "Lightweight Champion Is Disqualified for Hitting While Opponent Is Down", "Bout Ends In Thirteenth", "26,000 On Hand For Match" and more (see images). This tells of... See More  

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560916

Yankee Stadium opening day...

Item #560916

April 18, 1923

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, April 18, 1923



* Yankee Stadium opening day

* 'The House That Ruth Built' opens

* New York Yankees new home begins



This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 36: "MARKS BROKEN IN ATTENDANCE" and "Cincinnati and Chicago have New Figures; Yankee Stadium is Dedicated" with subhead: "Yanks' Stadium Fandom's Mecca"



This... See More  

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682379

Dempsey victorious in this Montana title match...

Item #682379

July 05, 1923

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE, Montana, July 5, 1923  



* Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons

* Heavyweight boxing title (1st report)

* Shelby, Montana financial flop




The banner headlines announces: "DEMPSEY WINS VERDICT AFTER FURIOUS MILL" "Huge Gaps in Shelby Stands Mark Missing Fans at Glove Feast" and a subhead: "Gibbons Upsets Sport Universe By Going Route" and mor... See More  

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687063

Jewish boxer Benny Leonard...

Item #687063

July 24, 1923

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1923



* Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer

* Lightweight boxing championship




The front page has a great banner headline: "LEONARD KEEPS HIS TITLE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Reporting continues in the sport's section with round per round coverage and photo. First report coverage on the lightweight championship boxing match between Benny Leon... See More  

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689471

Jack Dempsey last title defense... vs Argentinan Luis Angel Firpo...

Item #689471

September 14, 1923

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 14, 1923



* Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (day of)

* Famous knockout through the ropes




The top of the front page has two column heading: "85,000 to See Dempsey-Firpo Fight To-night for a Fortune; Champion Is 3 to 1 Favorite" with subheads. Much more in the sport's section with nice illustration of the fighters.... See More  

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681665

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #681665

February 27, 1926

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




Page 12 has a one column heading: "GREB LOST HIS TITLE TO THE COLORED BOY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion.

Complete with 12 pages, ... See More  

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681731

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #681731

February 27, 1926

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 13) features a nice banner headline: "FLOWERS BEATS GREB AND IS FIRST NEGRO 160 POUND CHAMPION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middl... See More  

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670711

Jack Delaney wins light heavyweight boxing title...

Item #670711

July 17, 1926

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926



* Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach

* Light heavyweight boxing title fight

* Nice front page headline for display




The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner head... See More  

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567050

Dempsey vs. Tunney...

Item #567050

September 22, 1926

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 22, 1926



* Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney

* World Heavyweight boxing championship

* Pre fight news




This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "DEMPSEY AND TUNNEY BOTH RESTING TODAY" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Usual browning with little margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with... See More  

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621963

Estelle Taylor supports Jack Dempsey after loss...

Item #621963

September 30, 1926

THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, September 30, 1926



* Re: Jack Dempsey's defeat at the hands of Gene Tunney

* Estelle Taylor, his actress wife, supports him

* Boxing history



The front page has a one column head: "Estelle Is Still True to Dempsey," with the subhead: "Doesn't Know Difference Between Upper Cut and Lower Cut, But Hopes He'll Stay In The Fight Game." I... See More  

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620529

Theodore "Tiger" Flowers vs. Mickey Walker... Middleweight boxing championship...

Item #620529

December 04, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1926 



* Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers vs. Mickey Walker

* Middleweight boxing championship

* Controversial decision - Error




This 36 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 21: "Flowers Loses Middleweight Championship to Walker Before 11,000 in Chicago" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Usual browni... See More  

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648016

1927 Jack Sharkey boxing win...

Item #648016

March 04, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1927



*Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue

* Heavyweight boxing match

* Madison Square Garden




The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Sharkey Knocks Out McTigue in Twelfth Round at Madison Square Garden" with subheads and round by round coverage. (see) First report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue boxing fight. Nice to have fro... See More  

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$45.00
558086

Hall of Famer Zach Wheat...

Item #558086

April 09, 1927

POLICE GAZETTE, New York, April 9, 1927



* Mushy Callahan -- boxing

* Zach Wheat - baseball

* Photos




Full page photo inside of "Mushy" Callahan, the Junior Welterweight Champion, in a classic boxing pose.



Also a 1/4 page photo of Hall of Tamer Zach Wheat, in Philadelphia Athletics uniform.



News and many photos of sporting events of the day. Some dirtiness on the front page... See More  

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209646

The "Sports Illustrated" of its day in 1927...

Item #209646

May 28, 1927

THE NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, May 28, 1927 This newspaper became the "scandal sheet" of its day, with the salacious front page photo giving evidence, but within these pages is much photographic coverage of sports (see below) including boxing, baseball, motorcycle racing, track, golf, soccer, horse racing, and more. You get the complete 24 page issue printed on pinkish colored paper, ... See More  

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647663

Jack Dempsey vs. Sharkey... Heavyweight Boxing...

Item #647663

July 22, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1927



* Jack Dempsey vs. Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing match




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN 7TH BEFORE 80,000 IN THE YANKEE STADIUM; RECEIPTS EXCEED A MILLION DOLLARS" with many subheads. Much more in the sport's section with a few photos. Loads of text here.  First report coverage on t... See More  

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596737

Gene Tunney vs. Jack Dempsey...

Item #596737

September 23, 1927

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, September 23, 1927



* Gene Tunney wins title over Jack Dempsey

* The famous long count boxing match


* Heavyweight boxing title fight



Page 8 has a banner headline: "All Agree, That Last Night's Fight Was a Great Fistic Battle" with subheads that include: "Gene Tunney Retains His Fistic Crown" "Dempsey May Now ... See More  

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649500

Babe Ruth boxing photo...

Item #649500

February 12, 1928

NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 12, 1928



* Unusual Babe Ruth photo

* Boxing as part of his training




The back page of this section has a unusual photo showing Babe Ruth sparring as part of his training for the upcoming season. Also an article headed: "Ruth Anticipates His Greatest Year" with subheads. (see) This was when Babe Ruth was at his prime in his career.

... See More  

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642059

Gene Tunney defends heavyweight boxing championship...

Item #642059

July 27, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928



* Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney

* World's heavyweight boxing title

* Last fight before retirement (3 days later)


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by r... See More  

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640756

Gene Tunney announces retirement... boxing...

Item #640756

July 30, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1928



* Boxer Gene Tunney retires

* Heavyweight boxing champion

* "The Long Count Fight" fame




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TUNNEY WILL QUIT THE RING TO STUDY PHILOSOPHY IN PARIS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pag... See More  

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671302

Death of boxing promoter Tex Rickard...

Item #671302

January 07, 1929

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 7, 1929 



* Tex Rickard death (1st report) 

* Boxing promoter
 



The front page has a two column heading: "Tex Richard Fails to Win 'Big Fight' Against Death; Colorful Career Ends at 59" with subhead and photo of Richard headed: "Noted Sports Promoter Dies". (see) First report coverage on the death of famous boxin... See More  

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649879

Max Schmeling vs. Johnnny Risko in 1929

Item #649879

February 02, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1929



* Max Schmeling (German boxer)

* Heavyweight boxing match

* Ring magazine fight of the year (1929)

* Madison Square Garden




The sport's section (page 11) has a banner headline: "Risko Is Knocked Out by Schmeling in Ninth Round Before 20,000 in Garden" with subheads and photo of Max Schmeling. Always nice to have notable events in history ... See More  

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639285

Max Schmeling vs. Johnnny Risko in 1929

Item #639285

February 02, 1929

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 2, 1929



* Max Schmeling (German boxer)

* Heavyweight boxing match

* Ring magazine fight of the year (1929)

* Madison Square Garden




Page 13 has a two column heading: "Max Schmeling Stops Risko; Referee Intercedes in Ninth; Baker Boy Down Four Times" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor mar... See More  

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$33.00
690820

Tony Canzoneri wins boxing fight in 1929....

Item #690820

February 07, 1929

SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb. 7, 1929



* Tony Canzoneri vs. Joey Sangor

* World Lightweight boxing fight

* Member of the Bonanno Crime Family

* From the city where the fight took place




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "CANZONERI KNOCKS OUT SANGOR IN SEVENTH" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete... See More  

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671345

Jackie Fields win Welterweight boxing title....

Item #671345

March 26, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, March 26, 1929



* American professional boxer Jackie Fields

* Wins World Welterweight boxing title

* Best title to be had ? (rare)




The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIELDS WHIPS THOMPSON; WINS WELTER TITLE" with subheads and photo of Fields. (see) Nice for display. Great to have in this Chicago publication, Fields hometown.... See More  

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691693

Tommy Loughran defends boxing title in 1929....

Item #691693

March 29, 1929

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, March 29, 1929



* Tommy Loughran wins (1st report)

* vs. Mickey Walker - "Toy Bulldog"

* Boxing - light heavyweight title fight




The top of page 24 has a banner heading: "Loughran Retains Light Heavyweight Championship by Beating Walker" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Tommy Loughran defending his Light Heavyweight boxing title... See More  

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606380

James J. Braddock vs. Tommy Loughran....

Item #606380

July 19, 1929

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1929



* Tommy Loughran wins (1st report)

* James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man fame)

* Boxing - light heavyweight title fight




The sport's section (page 9) has one column headlines: "LOUGHRAN LED ALL THE WAY" "Tommy Produces Greatest Fight in His Career to Decisively Defeat Braddock" "His Blows Seldom Mis... See More  

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690891

George Trafton vs. Art Shires boxing match...

Item #690891

December 17, 1929

SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 17, 1929



* George Trafton vs. Art Shires

* Boxing match - "clown fight"




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "TRAFTON FLOORS SHIRES THREE TIMES; WINS" with subheads and related photo. 

Complete section two only with 20 pages, rag edition in great condition.



wikipedia notes: Trafton'... See More  

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690904

Benny Bass wins Jr. Lightweight boxing title in 1929....

Item #690904

December 21, 1929

SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 21, 1929



* Benny "Little Fish" Bass wins (1st report)

* Boxing - Jr. Lightweight title fight - Tod Morgan



The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "BASS WINS MORGAN'S TITLE; KNOCKOUT IN 2D" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 ... See More  

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618555

Primo Carnera boxing win...

Item #618555

January 25, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1930.



* Primo Carnera "Ambling Alp" Italian boxer

* Pre Heavyweight World Champion boxing match

* Madison Square Garden - Big Boy Peterson




The sport's section (page 9) has a banner healdine: "Carnera Stops Peterson in First Round Before Crowd of 20,000 in the Garden" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisemen... See More  

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$34.00
580224

Jack Sharkey in heavyweight boxing match...

Item #580224

February 27, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, February 27, 1930



* Jack Sharkey - Boxing - boxer

* Pre-fight odds

*
Nice headline for display



This 24 page newspaper has banner headline on the front page: "Jack Sharkey Holds 10-1 Odds To Beat Phil Scott" with subheads. More inside with related photos. Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headli... See More  

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618634

1930 Jack Sharkey boxing win...

Item #618634

February 28, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1930



*Jack Sharkey vs. Phil Scott

* Heavyweight boxing match

* Great depression era original




The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Sharkey Wins by Knockout When Scott Is Disqualified in Third Round in Miami" with many subheads and photo of Sharkey. (see) Loads of text. 1st report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Phil Scott boxi... See More  

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689224

1930 Jimmy McLarnin boxing victory...

Item #689224

March 02, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 2, 1930



* Jimmy McLarnin vs. Sammy Mandell

* Lightweight boxing fight match

* Best publication to be had ?




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "M'LARNIN POUNDS OUT WIN OVER MANDELL" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Great to have from the city where it took place.

Complet... See More  

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