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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)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete, rag edition in nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century