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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 Miss"
1st report coverage on Tommy Loughran winning the Light Heavyweight boxing title. This fight was about 6 years before Braddock's famous heavyweight championship fight against Max Baer.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise good.
Category: The 20th Century