Name: BATTALINO, BAT-ANDRE ROUTIS WIRE PHOTO (SQUARING OFF-1929)
History: On September 23, 1929 at Hurley Stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut world featherweight champion Bat Battalino defended his title against tough Andre Routis. Battalino dominated the action and won a 15 round decision. From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid) "Routis was not recognized as champion in New York State at this time."Referee and sole judge Conway gave Battalino every round, scoring the bout 75-56 on a 5pts must system. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting the two fighters squaring off before the fight.
Full description: This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Clean fornt and back. Bold, clear image. Several small compressions, but no creases or tears. 6" x 8."
Size: 6 x 8
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Battalino, Bat - Routis, Andre
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