Name: GAVILAN, KID-GIL TURNER WIRE PHOTO (1952-8TH ROUND)
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 8th round action.
Full description: This is an original wire photo with caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Tiny crease in upper right corner. Minor edge wear. No tears. Mild surface wear. 8" x 8 1/8."
Size: 8 x 8 1/8
Categories: Photograph - Gavilan, Kid -
Condition: very good
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