Name: GAVILAN, KID TRAINING WIRE PHOTO (PREPARING FOR TURNER-1952)
History: On July 7, 1952 at Municipal Stadium in Philadelphia world welterweight champion Kid Gavilan fought Gil Turner with his title on the line. Gavilan stopped Turner in the 11th round to disappoint his hometown crowd. Fight was stopped with Turner helpless on the ropes. The scoring in rounds at the time of stoppage: 5-5 (twice), and 6-4 for Gavilan. The attendance was more than 39,000 with a gate of $269,667, a new record for a welterweight title fight. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Kid Gavilan at his training camp in Summit, New Jersey five days before the fight.
Full description: This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their caption and stamp on the back. Bold, clear image. One very mild crease. No tears. Clean front and back. Minor edge wear. 7" x 9." Incredible image.
Size: 7 x 9
Categories: Photograph - Gavilan, Kid -
Condition: very good
Buy This Item!