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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, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition, some damp staining, creasing on the front page, otherwise nice.

Category: The 20th Century