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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 of boxer Joe Louis. Other news of the day with several advertisements. Good condition.

Category: The 20th Century