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Joe Louis vs. Tommy Farr... Heaveyweight boxing...



Item # 651906

August 31, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1937

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
* Tommy Farr - British boxer


The top of the front page has a one column headline: "LOUIS BEATS FARR IN A CLOSE BATTLE AND RETAINS TITLE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "35,000 See Louis Extended to Limit in Outpointing Farr at Yankees Stadium" with subheads, 2 related photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century