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Max Schmeling vs. Joe Louis in 1936



Item # 679117

June 20, 1936

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, June 20, 1936

* Max Schmeling (German boxer)
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)
* Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report)


The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Schmeling's Knockout of Louis Is Ring Upset of the Century; He Outfought Him All the Way" with subheads. The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "LOUIS IS GOOD BOXER, SCHMELING SAYS AFTER VICTORY" with subheads and pictorial of the knockout. More on the following pages. (see)
Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century