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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654724

Joe Louis shortly after his upset loss to Schmeling...

Item #654724

October 10, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1936



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing fight

* Jorge Brescia - Argentina boxer




The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 5,200 Sees Louis Knock Out Brescia in Third Round at Hippodrome" with subheads and related photo. (see) This fight came shortly after Louis' famous upset loss to German boxer, Max Schmel... See More  

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662422

Joe Louis (Brown bomber)... Jesse Owens...

Item #662422

December 15, 1936

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 15, 1936 



* Jesse Owens wins athlete of the year award

* Joe Louis (Brown bomber) vs.Eddie Simms 

* Heavyweight boxing match
 



The front page of the sport's section (page 19) has a two column heading: "Louis Dusts Off Eddie Simms in 26 Seconds Flat" with subhead. First report coverage on the heavyweight fight between Joe Louis a... See More  

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687362

Joe Louis to become champion for 1st time....

Item #687362

June 20, 1937

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the the Chicago Tribune, June 20, 1937



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock

* World heavyweight boxing championship


* Site of the fight is established - best title (rare)



The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BRADDOCK FIGHTS LOUIS AT SOX PARK JUNE 22" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Nice for display. This would be ... See More  

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582761

Joe Louis becomes Champion...

Item #582761

June 22, 1937

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 22, 1937

 

* Joe Louis to win World Boxing Heavyweight title (day of)
* James Braddock - pre fight reporting



This 8 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 7: "JOE LOUIS FAVORED IN PRE-FIGHT DOPE IN CHICAGO TONIGHT" and "Negro Believed to Pack to Much Wallop for Aged Champion..."  This was to be
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594765

Joe Louis becomes boxing Champion...

Item #594765

June 23, 1937

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 23, 1937

 

* Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title
* James Braddock in defeat



This 22 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 13): "Joe Louis Becomes New Heavyweight Champion" with subheads and photo. This was Joe Louis' 1st time as cham
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665431

Joe Louis becomes Champion in 1937...

Item #665431

June 23, 1937

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 23, 1937

 

* Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title
* James Braddock in defeat (1st report)



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Louis Knocks Out Braddock In 8 Rounds" with subhead. (see)

The front page of the sport's section as a nice headline: "NEW CHAMPION!" with subheads and 4 related photos. Mo
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694874

Joe Louis vs. Tommy Farr... Heaveyweight boxing...

Item #694874

August 31, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 31, 1937



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Tommy Farr - British boxer




The front page has a six column headline: "Louis Wins, but Farr Fights All the Way" with subheads. The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "FARR HAS NO ALIBI; SEEKS ANOTHER CHANCED" with subheads and small photo of Farr... See More  

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657602

Jake Kilrain death... bare knuckle boxer..

Item #657602

December 23, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 23, 1937



* Jake Kilrain death

* Heavyweight boxing

* Bare knuckle era




The front page of section 2 (sports) has one column heading: "JAKE KILRAIN, BARE KNUCKLE VETERAN, DIES" with 2  photos. First report coverage on death of famous bare knuckle boxer, Jake Kilrain. He was best knownfor his 76 round fight with John L. Sullivan, which was the las... See More  

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560904

Joe Louis... Brown Bomber...

Item #560904

April 02, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 2, 1938 



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber 

* Heavyweight boxing champion of the World
 



This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 10: "Louis Knocks Out Thomas in Chicago to Keep Title" with subheads, round by round reports and a related photo.



Tells of Joe Louis retaining his heavyweight boxing title by defeating Har... See More  

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573298

Joe Louis... Brown Bomber...

Item #573298

April 02, 1938

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, April 2, 1938 



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber 

* Heavyweight boxing champion of the World
 



This 8 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 7 that include: "Brown Bomber Blasts Harry Thomas Out of Picture in the Fifth" and more (see image).



This tells of Joe Louis retaining his heavyweight boxing title by ... See More  

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573973

Lou Gehrig's 2,000 straight game....

Item #573973

June 01, 1938

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1, 1938 This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 17: "TOM HENRICH CLOUTS SIXTH HOME RUN, 12-5" "Dickey Gets Fifth as New Yorkers Smash Boston Nine" with box scores. (see)



This was the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up playing in 2,130 straight games before ending his car... See More  

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701348

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling... Rematch...

Item #701348

June 22, 1938

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 22, 1938



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Max Schmeling (German fighter)

* Famous rematch - boxing (day of)

* Joseph Goebbels speech in Berlin

* Rid Germany of the Jewish population




The front page has a heading: "$1,000,000 Fight Gate !" with subheads. The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "IT'S ON TONIGHT! SCHMELIN... See More  

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673590

Joe Louis beats German Max Schmeling..

Item #673590

June 23, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June. 23, 1938



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Max Schmeling (German fighter)

* Famous rematch - boxing




Page 5 of this issue has a one column heading: "LOUIS SMASHES DOWN SCHMELING FOR WORLD TITLE - Brown Bomber Beats German To Floor In Little Over Two Minutes". First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship betw... See More  

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584760

Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)...

Item #584760

June 24, 1938

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, June 24, 1938 



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)...  Max Schmeling (German boxer) 

* Post fight reporting (famous rematch)
 



This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 10: "Schmeling on Road To Recovery; No Claim for 'Foul'" and "Louis May Defend Title Against Baer In San Francisco."



Other news, sports ... See More  

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585481

Joe Louis boxing title fight...

Item #585481

January 26, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, January 26, 1939



* Joe Louis "Brown Bomber"

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




This 14 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on page 8: "Joe Floors John Henry in 2:29 to Retain Heavyweight Crown" with subheads (see images). 1st report coverage on Joe Louis knocking out John Henry Lewis in defending his heavyweight boxing ... See More  

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696033

Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #696033

January 26, 1939

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 26, 1939



* Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight

* Lou Gehrig signs contract with Yankees

* His last full season




The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a seven column headline: "Louis Shows No Mercy in First-Round Knockout" with subheads and photo. See images for details.

Also on the same page is a one column headline: "Ge... See More  

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211595

Tom Sharkey...

Item #211595

January 28, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, January 28, 1939. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lad learning to dance from a Ballroom Dancing by Mail course (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Camel cigarettes. Includes a story entitled "I Fought the Best of Them" by Tom Sharkey.  Very nice condition, a bit of loss at the spine, and m... See More  

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211608

Boxing - Louis and Baer... Jewish...

Item #211608

February 25, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, February 25, 1939. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a magician with a little girl and boy doing a trick on the boy (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Camel cigarettes. Includes stories entitled "Why Mussolini Turned on the Jews" and "What the Champions Are Up Against in 1939" which is written by Jack... See More  

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211935

Joe Louis...

Item #211935

June 24, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, June 24, 1939. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lady trying her luck at baking but the cookbook has fallen into the batter (see photo). The back cover features a color ad of Lucky Strike cigarettes. A story entitled "I Will Mash Joe Louis" by Tony Galento with photos. Very nice condition, a bit of loss at ... See More  

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594812

Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #594812

June 29, 1939

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 29, 1939



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Tony Galento (Two Ton)

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




Page 14 has a seven column headline: "Fans Herald Galento as a Mighty Game Battler" with subheads that include: "Tony Says Light Left Knocked Louis Down" and more with photo. Page 13 has another photos with one... See More  

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637695

Joe Louis title fight vs. Tony Galento...

Item #637695

June 29, 1939

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 29, 1939



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Tony Galento (Two Ton)

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




Page 9 has two column heading: "GALENTO PUTS UP GREAT FIGHT BUT LOUIS HOLDS TITLE" with subhead. (see photos)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, some spine wear, generally good.



wikipedia notes: On... See More  

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657886

Joe Louis title fight vs.Tony Galento...

Item #657886

June 29, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1939



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Tony Galento (Two Ton)

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




The front page has a five column heading: "Louis Stops Galento in 4th Round" with subhead. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS FLOORED IN 3D, STOPS GALENTO IN 4TH" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice fo... See More  

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211157

Armstrong - Ambers Boxing...

Item #211157

December 02, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, December 2, 1939. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing two football players in a tackle play  (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Camel cigarettes. Also has an boxing article "How I Will Take Another Title From (Henry) Armstrong" by Lou Ambers  Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by... See More  

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215110

Item #215110

December 16, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, December 16, 1939.

   

* Sailor, parrot and young lady Cover

* Charles Lindberg article

* Boxing stories

* Fibber McGee and Molly

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue has a very nice print of a sailor and young lady with a very noisy parrot (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



The issue contains

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214959

Item #214959

January 27, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, January 27, 1940.

   

* Ice Skating cover

* Clark Gable

* The Dionne Quintuplets

* Boxing

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue has a very nice print of a young lady ice skating (see photos... See More  

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556461

Joe Louis... Arturo Godoy...

Item #556461

February 10, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 10, 1940



* Joe Louis (Brown bomber)

* Arturo Godoy

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




This 32 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Louis Wins, Keeps Title; Godoy Avoids a Knockout" and more. (see)



Much more on page 10 with banner headline, photos and more. (see)



Tells of the heavyweight fight between J... See More  

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573792

Joe Louis... Arturo Godoy...

Item #573792

February 10, 1940

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 10, 1940 



* Joe Louis (Brown bomber) 

* Arturo Godoy 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight
 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "LOUIS DEFENDS CROWN BUT HAS TOUGHEST FIGHT" "Champion Is Given Split Decision Over Godoy; 15,657 Attend" with photo of Louis. (see)



Tells of t... See More  

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660392

Joe Louis heavyweight boxig title fight...

Item #660392

March 30, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1940



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Johnny Paycheck




The sport' section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Louis Knocks Out Paycheck in Second Round at Garden to Keep World Title" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title, also from the city where the fight took place.

Other news, s... See More  

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694240

Jack Dempsey vs. Wrestler Cowboy Lutrell

Item #694240

July 02, 1940

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, July 2, 1940



* An aging Jack Dempsey comeback ?

* Clarence "Cowboy" Luttrell

* Infamous exhibition boxing fight

* 1st ever mixed martial arts bout




The top of the front page of the sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "DEMPSEY WINS BY KNOCKOUT IN 2ND" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Complete with 26 pages, light toni... See More  

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660517

Tony Galento vs. Max Baer... heavyweight boxing...

Item #660517

July 03, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1940



* Tony Galento vs. Max Baer

* Heavyweight boxing fight




The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "22,711 See Baer Stop Galento, Who Fails to Answer Bell for Eighth Round" with subheads, round by round coverage and related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, spo... See More  

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701225

Tony Zale wins title... Adolph Hitler Speech...

Item #701225

July 20, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 20, 1940



* Boxer Tony Zale victory

* Boxing middleweight title fight

* 1st time a World champion


* Adolph Hitler speech

* "Peace of Destruction"

* Reichstag building, Berlin




The front page has a five column heading: "British Call Hitler's Peace Offer 'Old Stuff'" with subheads. (see images) Large portion of the speech on page 6... See More  

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658258

Debut of Sugar Ray Robinson in 1940...

Item #658258

October 05, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1940



* Sugar Ray Robinson's pro debut

* Madison Square Garden boxing



A night of boxing was held at Madison Square Garden which involved various fights including the main event at the end as usual which was a title fight. One of the preliminary fights involved Sugar Ray Robinson which was his very first professional boxing match. He would go on to what m... See More  

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214904

Boxing...

Item #214904

November 23, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, November 23, 1940

  

* Turkey Raffle cover

* Boxing - Pat Comiskey

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue has a very nice print of a young lad and a turkey that was the first prize of a raffle (see photos).  There is no related article on this inside .



An article entitled: "Wha... See More  

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581249

Joe Louis... Heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #581249

February 01, 1941

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, February 1, 1941



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber

* Clarence (Red) Burman

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




This 10 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on page 3: "LOUIS K. O.'S BURMAN IN FIFTH" with subheads.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Little margin wear, mostly along ... See More  

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599861

Joe Louis... Heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #599861

February 01, 1941

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, February 1, 1941



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber

* Clarence (Red) Burman

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




The sport's section (page 13) has a seven column headline: "Joe Louis Stops Burman in Fifth With Right Smash to Heart"



with subheads and small photo of Louis. (see photos) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World ... See More  

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554160
Item #554160

May 30, 1941

WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 30, 1941



* Boxing - Boxer Max Schmeling death?

* False report from the Nazis




This newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "NAZIS ANNOUNCE SCHMELING ALIVE"; "Spike Ambulance Driver's Report That Boxer Killed By British in Crete" with article. The article continues on page 3.



Other news of the day th... See More  

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592647

Joe Louis boxing victory...

Item #592647

June 19, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1941



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber

* Billy Conn

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "LOUIS, NEAR DEFEAT, STOPS CONN IN 13TH AND RETAINS CROWN", "Bomber Suddenly Turns Tide, Hammering Foe to Floor With Furious Attack" and more. Much more in the sport's section inc... See More  

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555641

Joe Louis...

Item #555641

June 19, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1941



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber

* Billy Conn

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (printed during the fight)




This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:



* LOUIS-CONN FIGHT ATTRACTS 50,000 TO POLO GROUNDS

* Bomber, Making 18th Defense of Heavyweight Laurels, faces Pittsburgher

* CROWD SLOW IN ARRIVING



and more. Much more ... See More  

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568095

Joe Louis... Brown Bomber...

Item #568095

June 19, 1941

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans Louisiana, June 19, 1941 



* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber 

* Billy Conn 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight
 



This 28 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 13: "Joe Louis Knocks Out Billy Conn in 13th Heat of Scheduled 15-Round Slugfest" with subheads and nice action photo. (see) Also round by round reporting.



Other news o... See More  

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604565

Joe Louis boxing title defense...

Item #604565

January 10, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1942



* Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber)

* Buddy Baer

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




Page 19 has a banner headline: "Louis Scores First-Round Knockout Over Buddy Baer in Charity Encounter" with many subheads that include: "20,000 See Bomber Gain Quick Victory" and more (see photos). Also three related photos as well. This was Joe L... See More  

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556823

Joe Louis... Buddy Baer...

Item #556823

January 10, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 10, 1942 



* Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber)

* Buddy Baer 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight
 



This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "LOUIS STOPS BAER IN OPENING ROUND AS 20,000 LOOK ON" "Californian Is Counted Out in 2:56 After Two Previous 9-Count Knockdowns"



More on page 1... See More  

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587229

Joe Louis Joins the Service, 1942...

Item #587229

January 13, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1942



* Heavyweight Boxing Champion

* Joins army




This 40 page newspaper has a two line, one column headline on page 10: "LOUIS SIGNS AT $21, EAGER 'TO GET JAPS'" with subheads that include: "Them Japs is Lightweights, Anyway, Says Champion as He Weighs in at 220"  Also a two column photo of Louis shaking hands with comm
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695758

Joe Louis joins the service...

Item #695758

January 13, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1942 



* Joe Louis joins U.S. Army

* Heavyweight Boxing Champion



The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "LOUIS SIGNS AT $21, EAGER 'TO GET JAPS'" with photo. (see)

Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition

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556428

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Tony Motosi...

Item #556428

August 28, 1942

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, August 28, 1942 



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Tony Motosi 

* Pre title fight
 



This 22 page newspaper has a small, discrete one column headline on page 19: "Robinson KO's Motosi for 124th Straight"



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.



source: wikipedia: Sugar Ray Robinso... See More  

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567411

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta...

Item #567411

October 03, 1942

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 3, 1942 



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta 

* Boxing - Boxers 

* 1st of 6 fights 



This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 10: "Robinson Beats La Motta Easily in 10-Round Go"



This was the first fight before the famous defeat of Robinson by Lamotta.



Other news of the day. Light br... See More  

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663685

1st Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta...

Item #663685

October 03, 1942

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 3, 1942



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta

* Boxing - Boxers - 1st of 6 fights



The front page of the sport's section (page 13) has a two column heading: "RAY ROBINSON WINS DECISION OVER 'TRUCK'" with subhead. (see)

Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label ... See More  

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676997

Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson...

Item #676997

February 06, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1943



* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat)

* Famous Middleweight boxing match



The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head Floors Him ... See More  

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621748

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta...

Item #621748

February 06, 1943

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, February 6, 1943



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta

* 2nd fight - Robinson's 1st ever loss

* Boxing - Boxers




This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 9: "ROBINSON WIN STRING BROKEN" and "La Motta Floors Negro as He Takes Decision". This was the famous second fight in which LaMotta beat Robinson.

Other news, sports... See More  

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672129

Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson: from the city of the fight...

Item #672129

February 06, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 6, 1943 



* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson

* First defeat : from city where it happened




The banner headline on page 14 reports: "18,930 See LaMotta Floor Robinson in Scoring Upset Victory" with subheads: "Defeat Is First for Ray in Career of 130 Bouts" "Bell Saves Sugar from Knockout in Eighth Round; Decision Is Unanimous&qu... See More  

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568413

Iwo Jima report...

Sugar Ray Robinson... Jake LaMotta... Joe Louis...

Item #568413

February 25, 1945

THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, February 25, 1945



Three prime boxers are covered in the sporting segment of this issue: Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta and Joe Louis (see images).



A front page report has details regarding the fighting on Iwo Jima:  "Marines Gain Slowly Against Fierce Jap Iwo Jima Defenses".



Being the Sunday edition, color comics of Dick Tracy... See More  

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