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Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...
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February 27, 1926
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926
* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb
* 1st African-American middleweight champ
* Boxing - boxers
The sport's section (page 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1st report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.
Category: The 20th Century