Name: OLSON, CARL "BOBO" WIRE PHOTO (1953-SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS)
History: Carl Olson, (July 11, 1928 ‚Äì January 16, 2002), was an American boxer. He was the world middleweight champion between October 1953 and December 1955, the longest reign of any champion in that division during the 1950s. Although he is probably best remembered for his three knockout defeats against Sugar Ray Robinson. His nickname, Bobo, was based on his younger sister's mispronunciation of "brother". Presented here is an original wire photo dated October 13, 1953 depicting Olson signing autographs for fans at his training camp in Asbury Park, New Jersey as he prepared for Randy Turpin.
Full description: This is an original United Press Photo wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Two mild corner creases. No tears. 7" x 9."
Size: 7 x 9
Categories: Photograph - Olson, Carl \"Bobo\" -
Condition: very good
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