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Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...
Item # 681731
February 27, 1926
THE DETROIT NEWS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926
* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb
* 1st African-American middleweight champ
* Boxing - boxers
The sport's section (page 13) features a nice banner headline: "FLOWERS BEATS GREB AND IS FIRST NEGRO 160 POUND CHAMPION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion.
Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century