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Rocky Graziano wins Middleweight title....



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July 17, 1947

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1947

* Boxer Rocky Graziano victory
* Boxing middleweight title fight
* vs. Tony Zale


The front page has a five column heading: "Graziano Wins Middleweight Title" with subhead. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "GRAZIANO STOPS ZALE IN 6TH; CHAMPION!" with subheads and photo. Three more photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on Rocky Graziano becoming the new middleweight boxing champion of the World.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small address stamp within masthead, generally very nice.

Category: The 20th Century