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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658716

1942 Joe Louis boxing title defense...

Item #658716

January 10, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, January 10, 1942



* Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS FLOORS BAER 3 TIMES; WINS IN FIRST" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. This was Joe Louis' 20th defense for the World's heavyweight title. 

Complete section 2 (sports... See More  

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$38.00
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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646489

Army acquires new bomber... Joe Louis joins the service...

Item #646489

January 13, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 13, 1942 



* Joe Louis joins U.S. Army

* Heavyweight Boxing Champion



The front page has one column heads: "Joe Louis Due to Don Uniform on Wednesday" above which is a photo of him captioned: "Army Acquires a New Type of Bomber - Joe Louis and W. C. Saunders, Army examination official - The Brown Bomber is fingerprinted, at Fort Jay, L.I.&qu... See More  

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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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$49.00
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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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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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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557250

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. O'Neill Bell...

Item #557250

February 16, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 16, 1946



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. O'Neill Bell

* 40th K.O. - pre title fight




This 26 page newspaper has small column headlines on page 7: "Robinson Wins In Second", "Stops Bell as 14,922 Fans Look On in Detroit" with short report.



This is a small report probably because it was before he officially became a title holder.



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577084

1946 Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn fight...

Item #577084

June 20, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 20, 1946 



* Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn 

* Heavyweight boxing championship bout
 



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

"LOUIS STOPS CONN IN EIGHTH ROUND AND RETAINS TITLE" "Rights and Lefts to the Head End Yankee Stadium Bout After Slow Start" and more with smaller subheads. Much more reporting ... See More  

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585063

Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn fight...

Item #585063

June 20, 1946

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, June 20, 1946 



* Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn 

* Heavyweight boxing championship bout
 



This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Bomber KO's Conn in Eighth" and more with photo of Louis (see photos). More information in the sport's section with another photo and round by round cover... See More  

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580282

Sugar Ray Robinson wins boxing title...

Item #580282

December 21, 1946

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, December 21, 1946  This 10 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "Robinson Wins Welter Crown"



Other news of the day. This issue is missing pages 7-8 which is unrelated to the mentioned report, minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.

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636656

Rocky Graziano offered a bribe in 1947...

Item #636656

January 28, 1947

NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1947 The front page has one column heads: "GRAZIANO ADMITS $100,000 'FIX' TALK", "Boxing Star Tells Grand Jury of Offers--Three Indicted in Paris Football Plot". The lengthy text continues on the back page.

Complete in 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use, great condit
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615716

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle...

Item #615716

June 25, 1947

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, June 25, 1947



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle

* Death in the boxing ring




This 28 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 18: "Sugar's 8th-Round KO Punch Sends Doyle to Hospital" with subheads that include: "Challenger in Critical Condition" and more.



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with m... See More  

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669347

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle tragedy....

Item #669347

June 26, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1947.



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle

* World welterweight title fight

* Death in the boxing ring




The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Doyle Dies of Injuries Suffered In Cleveland Bout With Robinson" with subhead and photo of Doyle. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the... See More  

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565406

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle...

Item #565406

June 26, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 26, 1947



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle

* Death in the boxing ring (death 1st reported)




This 48 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 28: "Doyle Dies of Injuries Suffered In Cleveland Bout With Robinson" with subhead: "Brain Operation Is Unavailing and the Los Angeles Boxer Is Unconscious to the End--Coroner Plans Investiga... See More  

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669520

Rocky Graziano wins Middleweight title....

Item #669520

July 17, 1947

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1947



* Boxer Rocky Graziano victory

* Boxing middleweight title fight

* vs. Tony Zale




The front page has a five column heading: "Graziano Wins Middleweight Title" with subhead. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "GRAZIANO STOPS ZALE IN 6TH; CHAMPION!" with subheads and photo. Three more photos are on th... See More  

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639235

Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox... Infamous fixed match...

Item #639235

November 15, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1947 



* Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox 

* Fixed boxing match - Mafia
 

* 'Raging Bull' fame 



The sport's section (page 12) has a banner headline: "Fox Knocks Out LaMotta in Fourth Round Before Crowd of 18,340 at Garden" with subheads that include: "NEW YORK VETERAN STOPPED FIRST TIME" and more with a nice three... See More  

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556842

Joe Louis... Jersey Joe Walcott...

Item #556842

December 06, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 6, 1947



* Joe Louis

* Jersey Joe Walcott

* World heavyweight boxing title fight




This 32 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on page 19: "Louis, Floored Twice, Beats Walcott on Split Decision to Retain World Title" with subheads and related photos, one showing Joe Louis down on the canvas after knockdown by Walcott



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589034

Aden pogrom.... Joe Louis wins...

Item #589034

December 06, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1947



* 1947 Aden pogrom

* Jewish community attacked

* Joe Louis retains heavyweight boxing crown




This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "44 ARABS, JEWS DIE IN CLASH AT ADEN; TROOPS RUSHED IN", "British Red Sea Protectorate Scene of Four-Day Battle--Haganah Fights Police". 1st report coverage on t... See More  

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601503

Joe Louis... Jersey Joe Walcott...

Item #601503

December 06, 1947

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 6, 1947 



* Joe Louis 

* Jersey Joe Walcott 

* World heavyweight boxing title fight
 



The sport's section (page 5) has a two column headline:



"Joe Louis Keeps Title By Split Decision In Fight With Jersey Joe Walcott"



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, very minor m... See More  

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621381

Joe Louis... Jersey Joe Walcott...

Item #621381

June 24, 1948

NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1948 



* Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott 

* Heavyweight boxing title (pre fight news) 

* Yankee Stadium




This 56 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 35: "Louis 5-13 Choice to Beat Walcott in Title Bout Tonight" with subheads, related photos and tale of the tape. Also a nice advertisement of the fight with photo on the same page... See More  

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621425

Joe Louis... Jersey Joe Walcott...

Item #621425

June 26, 1948

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, June 26, 1948 



* Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott 

* Heavyweight boxing title (pre fight news) 

* Yankee Stadium




Page 5 has a one column heading: "Louis Winner, Will Retire From Boxing" with photo of Louis. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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210379

Joe Louis Wins & Retires In 1948...

Item #210379

June 26, 1948

THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, June 26, 1948. This 28 page newspaper has a three line, two column headline on the front page: "Louis Scores Knockout Over Walcott to Defend Title and Then Retires" with subhead: "Brown Bomber Finishes Off Jersey Joe in 11th Round of Dull Fight and Then Announces He Is Stepping Out as Undefeated Heavyweight Boxing Champ" plus a one column photo ... See More  

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643139

Joe Louis... Jersey Joe Walcott...

Item #643139

June 26, 1948

THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., June 26, 1948 



* Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott 

* Heavyweight boxing title (pre fight news) 

* Yankee Stadium

* FRONT LEAF ONLY




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Joe Lewis Knocks Out Walcott in 'Last Fight'" with subhead and photo of Louis. (see) Notice the spelling mistake. (Lewis)

Front leaf only (p... See More  

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604566

Willie Pep wins featherweight boxing title...

Item #604566

February 12, 1949

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, February 12, 1949



* Willie Pep wins featherweight boxing title

* Sandy Saddler



The front page has a three column photo with caption: "As Pep Regained His Title". Also a six column headline on page 16 reads: "Pep Regains Title in Bloody Battle" with subheads and photo of Pep. This is 1st report coverage on Willie P... See More  

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565573

Joe Louis 'The Brown Bomber'...

Item #565573

March 01, 1949

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 1, 1949 



* Joe Louis 'The Brown Bomber' retires 

* Heavyweight boxing champion
 



This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Joe Louis Resigns His Boxing Title" with photo. (see)



Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.



wikipedia notes: Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914–... See More  

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584714

1949 Joe Louis 'The Brown Bomber' retires ?...

Item #584714

March 01, 1949

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, March 1, 1949 



* Joe Louis 'The Brown Bomber' retires ? 

* Heavyweight boxing champion
 



This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on page 6: "Louis Retires as Champion, Becomes Promoter" with subheads (see photos). Although this was big news at the time, Louis would decide to continue fighting until October of 1951.

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609964

Joe Louis 'The Brown Bomber'...

Item #609964

March 02, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1949



* Joe Louis 'The Brown Bomber'

* Heavyweight boxing champion

* Retires




The front page has a two column headline: "Louis Resigns Heavyweight Title And Will Become Boxing Promoter"

Also a 7 column headline on page 35 reads: "Louis Officially Resigns World Title; Will Become Boxing Promoter" with photo of Louis. (see)

Other news,... See More  

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604632

Jake Lamotta wins boxing title....

Item #604632

June 17, 1949

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 17, 1949



* Jake Lamotta wins title

* Middleweight boxing champion

* Marcel Cerdan




The front page has two column headlines: "LaMotta Beats Cerdan For Middleweight Title", "New Champ Give Injured Frenchman Bad Beating and Is Ruled 10th Round Kayo Winner". This is 1st report coverage on Jake LaMotta win... See More  

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615098

Jake Lamotta wins boxing title... Eddie Waitkus...

Item #615098

June 17, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1949 



* Jake Lamotta wins title

* Middleweight boxing champion


* Eddie Waitkus shot by girl stalker



The sport's section (page 31) has a banner headline: "LaMotta Wins Title by Knockout as Cerdan Is Unable to Answer Bell for 10th" with subheads that include: "BRONX MAN VICTOR DESPITE HANDICAP" " LaMotta Breaks Left Hand in Secon... See More  

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550606

Joe Louis...

Item #550606

September 27, 1950

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, from New Orleans, Louisiana, dated September 27, 1950.



* Heavyweight boxing fight

* Joe Louis (Brown bomber)

* Ezzard Charles

* Pre fight news




This 42 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 21:



* Louis Seeks to Regain Heavy Crown Against Charles Tonight



with subheads that include: "Browns Bomber 2 To 1 Favorite" and more.



Other news of the... See More  

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630468

Ezzard Charles beats Joe Louis for boxing title....

Item #630468

September 28, 1950

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 28, 1950



* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Joe Louis (Brown bomber)

* Ezzard Charles wins




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Charles Is Victor Over Louis to Take World's Ring Title" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section.

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

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615946

Ezzard Charles boxing title fight....

Item #615946

January 13, 1951

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 13, 1951



* Ezzard Charles vs. Lee Oma

* Heavyweight boxing title fight




The front page has a two column heading: "Charles Retains Crown, Stops Oma in 10th Round" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues in the sport's section.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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648559

Sugar Ray Robinson...

Item #648559

February 15, 1951

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan,  Feb. 15, 1951 



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta

* Boxing - Boxers - 6th of 6 fights

* St. Valentine's Day Massacre




Page 18 has a nice banner headline: "Robinson Wins Title on TKO in 13th" with subheads and two related photos on the historic fight with Jake Lamotta. This was the sixth and final fight between the two in which Ro... See More  

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557420

Charles vs. Walcott boxing...

Item #557420

March 08, 1951

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 8, 1951



* Ezzard Charles vs. Jersey Joe Walcott

* Heavyweight Boxing title fight




This 62 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 25:



* Ezzard Charles Wins Easily Over Walcott



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



wikipedia notes: June 22 of 1949, Walcott got anoth... See More  

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573790

Joe Louis... last win by knock-out...

Item #573790

June 16, 1951

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, dated June 16, 1951



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) last win by K.O.

* Heavyweight boxing




This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 14: "Joe Louis Stops Lee Savold in Sixth Round of "Battle of the Aged" This would be Louis' last career win by knockout.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor margin w... See More  

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562500

Jersey Joe Walcott vs. Ezzard Charles...

Item #562500

July 19, 1951

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 19, 1951



* Jersey Joe Walcott vs. Ezzard Charles

* Oldest heavyweight boxing champion




This 52 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 24: "Walcott Wins World Heavyweight Crown; Stops Charles in 7th" with subheads and action photo. (see) Tells of Jersey Joe Walcott becoming the oldest heavyweight boxing champion of all time... See More  

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668247

Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis in 1951...

Item #668247

October 25, 1951

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1951



* Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster)

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight)

* Heavyweight boxing fight (eve)




The sport's section (page 37) has a two column heading: "Marciano Says He Will Beat Louis But Refuses to Predict Knockout" with subhead. (see) Nice to have from the city where the famous fight took place.

Other news, sports... See More  

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668328

Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis in 1951...

Item #668328

October 26, 1951

PEACH SECTION (sports) SECTION ONLY of the Minneapolis Morning Tribune, Oct. 26, 1951



* Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster)

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight)

* Heavyweight boxing pre-fight (day of) w/ photo




The front page of this section has a related photo which shows each boxer with "tale of the tape" (see) Also a editorial headed: "Despite Talk, Cullum ... See More  

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676280

Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title...

Item #676280

September 24, 1952

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 24, 1952



* Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title

* Knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in 13th round

* President Richard Nixon's "Checkers Speech"




The front page has a four column photo with heading: "Walcott Loses Title" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a six column headline: "Rocky KOs Walcott in 13th; Wa... See More  

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657779

1954 Rocky Marciano vs. Ezzard Charles...

Item #657779

June 18, 1954

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 18, 1954



* Rocky Marciano wins

* Heavyweight boxing title

* Ezzard Charles




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Rocky Hints Of Return Bout After Savage Scrap Win, Charles Snarls At Decision" (see)

Complete with all 16 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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660309

1955 Rocky Marciano title bout.... Archie Moore....

Item #660309

September 22, 1955

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 22, 1955.



* Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore

* Heavyweight Boxing title fight

* His last career fight




The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Rock May Retire" (see) First report coverage on Rocky Marciano defending his heavyweight boxing title against Archie Moore. This would be Marciano's last professional boxing match as he w... See More  

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579059

Rocky Marciano retires from boxing...

Item #579059

April 27, 1956

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, April 27, 1956



* Rocky Marciano retires from boxing (1st report)

* Heavyweight champion




This 12 page newspaper has a two column headlines on the front page: "ROCKET MARCIANO NEVER BEATEN IN 49 PRO FIGHTS, RETIRES AS CHAMPION", "Tells of Decision at News Conference Held in N.Y." with smaller subheads.



This tells ... See More  

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570979

Ingemar Johansson wins boxing heavyweight title...

Item #570979

June 26, 1959

PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, June 26 & 27, 1959 



* Ingemar Johansson wins boxing heavyweight title 

* Floyd Patterson 



The June 27th issue has banner headline on page 2 that reads:

"Johansson's Mystery Right 'Atomic Weapon' In Gaining Heavy Crown"



You also get the June 26th issue which has pre fight news with photo. (see)



Other news of the day... See More  

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629628

Floyd Patterson regains heavyweight boxing title...

Item #629628

June 21, 1960

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 21, 1960



* Floyd Patterson regains heavyweight boxing title (1st to do so)

* Ingemar Johansson



This 32 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Patterson Knocks Out Ingo In 5th Round, Regains Title" with photo. (see)



More on page 24 (sport's section).



Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, othe... See More  

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631891

Muhammad Ali's 2nd pro fight...

Item #631891

December 28, 1960

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1960



* Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay

* 2nd professional boxing match

* Very rare report when still unknown




In the sport's section (page 34) under a one column heading: "BOWDRY DEFEATS PASTRANO IN BOUT" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "In a preliminary, the Olympic light-heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay of Louisville, scored a... See More  

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557841

Floyd Patterson and Ingmar Johansson... Heavyweight title boxing match...

Item #557841

March 13, 1961

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, March 13, 1961



* Floyd Patterson Heavyweight title boxing match (pre fight news)

* Ingmar Johansson




This 38 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Title Consensus: 'Floyd Has Too Many Tools'" with two illustrations of Patterson and Ingemar Johansson.



Other news of the day throughout. Little... See More  

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$28.00
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