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Joe Louis becomes Champion in 1937...



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June 23, 1937

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 23, 1937
 
* Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title
* James Braddock in defeat (1st report)

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Louis Knocks Out Braddock In 8 Rounds" with subhead. (see)
The front page of the sport's section as a nice headline: "NEW CHAMPION!" with subheads and 4 related photos. More on the following pages.
Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address label on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally in nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century