1937 Official Boxing Program with Photos of Max Baer, Joe Louis, Tommy Farr, Etc.
Lot 245. 1937 Official Boxing Program with Photos of Max Baer, Joe Louis, Tommy Farr, Etc. The program is for a May 6, 1937 event at Harringay Arena in North London pitting Petey Sarron against Dave Crowley and Buddy Baer against Jim Wilde. Each boxer receives a full-page photo. In a non-title fight, Sarron, the world featherweight champion, was disqualified for repeatedly hitting Crowley with an open glove despite repeated warnings. Another American, heavyweight Buddy Baer, scored a fourth-round TKO against Wilde, the former heavyweight champion of Wales. Sarron was the featherweight champion from May 11, 1936, when he defeated Freddie Miller, until Oct. 29, 1937, when Henry Armstrong knocked him out in the sixth round. The other boxers are pictured in connection with upcoming bouts. The 28-page 7.25” x 9.75” program is vg+ to ex with light toning along the edges of the covers and rust showing at the staples. The pages are nm with rust from the staples evident on some. Minimum Bid $50.