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George Trafton vs. Art Shires boxing match...
Item # 690891
December 17, 1929
SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 17, 1929
* George Trafton vs. Art Shires
* Boxing match - "clown fight"
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "TRAFTON FLOORS SHIRES THREE TIMES; WINS" with subheads and related photo.
Complete section two only with 20 pages, rag edition in great condition.
wikipedia notes: Trafton's first boxing match of note was a December 1929 bout against Chicago White Sox first baseman Art Shires. Trafton won by decision after five rounds. Sports writer Charles Dunkley later called it a legendary bout "which was as vicious and spectacular as it was hilarious."
Category: The 20th Century