Name: ARMSTRONG, HENRY-CEFERINO GARCIA ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1940-MEDICAL EXAM)
History: On March 1, 1940 at Gilmore Stadium in Los Angeles middleweights Henry Armstrong and Ceferino Garcia battled in the main event. At the end of ten rounds the fight was declared a draw. Billed as a World Middleweight Title fight it was recognized only by California. This was George Blake's last assignment as a referee, according to his obituary in the Dec. 21, 1952 New York Times. Offered here is an original wire photo showing the two fighters receiving their pre fight medicals on February 28, 1940.
Full description: This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and original caption on the reverse. No creases or tears. Bold, clear image. Minor edge and corner wear. Clean front and back. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Photograph - Armstrong, Henry - Garcia, Ceferino
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