Canzoneri KO's Kid
On November 24, 1933, boxer Tony Canzoneri
KO'd Kid Chocolate in the second round of a
non-title bout at Madison Square Garden.
Copyrighted story on Sweet Science
Matchmaker in 1937
- BILL FARNSWORTH. Farnsworth was the matchmaker for the
famed "20th Century Sporting Club" in New York City which
was run by Mike Jacobs out of Madison Square Garden.
December 5, 1937 - Max
Baer on the phone, receiving a congratulations of th birth of his
son in an Oakland Hospital. (wire service photo)
March 4, 1938 fight photo
of Buddy Baer and Gunnar Barlund at their bout that night at Madison
Square Garden, New York. (Service Wire photo)
20, 1939 - fight took place in Detroit. Joe Louis vs. Bob
Pastor II World Heavyweight Championship. Louis retained title
with a 11th round KO.
Louis KO'd Schmeling
On June 22, 1938, Joe Louis KO'd Max Schmeling in round one.
According to news sources, that knockout had achieved vindication for his
humiliating defeat Schmeling had given him a couple of years earlier.
(Excellent Story -
Fight of the Century By Emmett Berg)