The Veteran Boxer - 17-Star Issue - Carmen Basilio & Tony DeMarco on cover

The Veteran Boxer - 17-Star Issue - Carmen Basilio & Tony DeMarco on cover
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Item Description

THE VETERAN BOXER 17 STAR ISSUE - Summer 1956

Edited by Harry Pegg

One of those rare boxing publications most boxing historians try to get their hands on because of the tremendous and obscure coverage and photos of boxers and events from the past. Also printed on glossy type paper making it much more attractive then "The Ring" and other boxing publications of that era.

Cover Subject: Carmen Basilio & Tony DeMarco

Interior coverage includes:

Willie Davies

Death of Stanley Ketchel

Young Griffo - Uncrowned World Featherweight Champion by Packey O'Gatty

Jack Johnson as Bull Fighter in Spain

Carmen Basilio vs. Tony DeMarco

Stanley Ketchel vs. Joe Thomas

Charlie Goldman, The Champ Maker Honored

A Split-Second Within The Ropes by Johnny Brannigan

Robert Fitzsimmons vs. James J. Corbett

In Memorium - Tommy Burns

Article on 1935 Notre Dame Football Team picturing Bill Shakespeare and Andy Pilney

and much more

CONDITION - About VG/EX condition with general handling wear. Tiny closed tear on cover at right edge.

SIZE - About 32 pages.

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(2 copies of this issue available in similar condition)


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