Name: LOUIS, JOE & JIMMY BRADDOCK WIRE PHOTO (1938)
History: Joe Louis fought Max Schmeling for the second time on June 22, 1938 at Yankee Stadium. Louis had been stopped by Schmeling in their first fight in 1936 marking the first time Louis had felt the sting of defeat. In this celebrated second fight Louis knocked Schmeling out in the first round to retain the World Heavyweight Title. This was one of the most historic fights in boxing history, fought against the backdrop of the rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany and the loaming second World War. Offered here is an original wire photo taken at the Louis training camp picturing Louis with former world heavyweight champion Jimmy Braddock, as Louis prepared for Schmeling.
Full description: This is an original International News Photo wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Clean front and back. Minor edge and corner wear. 8" x 10." Terrific image.
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Photograph - Braddock, James J. - Louis, Joe
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