Name: LOUIS, JOE WIRE PHOTO (1935-ARRIVING FOR CARNERA FIGHT)
History: On June 25, 1935 at Yankee Stadium in New York undefeated heavyweight and rising star Joe Louis fought former champion Primo Carnera in the main event. In a very one sided affair Louis pounded Carnera and stopped him for good in the 6th round. Carnera visited the canvas three times before becoming "utterly helpless, clinging to the top rope" when the bout was stopped (The New York Times). Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Joe LOuis getting a rousing reception at New York's Grand Central Station when he arrived in New York for his fight with Carnera.
Full description: This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Crease in upper right corner. Minor corner wear. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." Terrific image.
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Photograph - Louis, Joe -
Condition: very good
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