History: Young Stribling was born on Dec. 26, 1904 in Bainbridge, Georgia. He fought as a heavyweight during the 1920's and early 1930's. His first fight was on January 17, 1921. During his career he fought Mike McTigue, Tommy Loughran, Battling Levinsky, Maxie Rosenbloom, Jack Sharkey, Primo Carnera and Max Schmeling. His last fight was on September 22, 1933 a ten round decision over Maxie Rosenbloom. 11 days later "The King Of The Canebrakes" was dead. He died October 3, 1933, after a motorcycle/automobile accident when he was just 28. The accident occurred October 1 outside of Macon, Georgia. Offered here is an original studio photo of Young Stribling which he has inscribed and signed.

Full description: This is an original studio photograph of Young Stribling in full fight pose taken by Volpe Studios of New York. Bold, clear image. Stamped by photographer on front and back. Not creased or torn. Incribed and signed, "To My Pal "Burt" Best Wishes W.L. Stribling Dec. 30, 30." 8" x 10."

Size: 8 x 10

Categories: Stribling, Young - Autograph -

Condition: excellent

Quantity: 1

Price: $400.00

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