Name: ATTELL, ABE ORIGINAL STUDIO PORTRAIT (1913)
History: Abe Attell is considered one of the most controversial champions in boxing history. Nicknamed, "The Little Champ," Attell won the World Featherweight Title defeating Johnny Regan on September 3, 1903. After losing it in 1904 he regained it defeating Jimmy Walsh on February 22, 1906. He held the title until 1912. Had victories over Frankie Neil, Harry Forbes, George Dixon, Johnny Kilbane, and Eddie Hanlon. Perhaps remembered best for his involvement in the 1919 "Black Sox" World Series fix. Presented here is an original, first generation, antique photograph of Abe Attell as he looked at the height of his boxing career in period dres. Date stamped April 28, 1913, the date of his fight in Baltimore against George K.O. Chaney.
Full description: This is an original, first generation photo. Photographer raised stamp for Stein of Milwaukee in lower right corner. Bold, clear image. Some discoloration on dark portion behind the image. Not creased or torn. Minor edge wear. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Attell, Abe -
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