History: Jimmy DeForest was an early 20th Century trainer of such future legendary boxers as Stanley Ketchel and Jack Dempsey. He later became a boxing matchmaker at the Polo Grounds. DeForest also trained: James J. Jeffries, Joe Gans, George Dixon, Joe Walcott, Kid McCoy, Tommy Ryan, Philadelphia Pal Moore, Jack Sharkey, Luis Angel Firpo. He also promoted the Harry Greb vs. Mickey Walker bout. Offered here is an advertising poster of Jimmy De Forest which was put out by the New York World in 1923 promoting a series of articles by De Forest and which includes the first one, Ranking the Modern Champions.

Full description: This is an original, paper poster which is blank backed and pictures De Forest. Has a small sections out of lower left and upper left corners. Edge wear. Several tears with no paer loss. Bold color and print. Bold, clera image. Clean. Several mild creases. 19" x 23."

Size: 19 x 23

Categories: DeForest, Jimmy - Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards -

Condition: good

Quantity: 1

Price: $265.00

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