Name: LOUIS, JOE-MAX SCHMELING I WIRE PHOTO (1936)
History: On June 19, 1936 Joe Louis fought former World Heavyweight Champion Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium in New York. Louis was undefeated in 23 fights coming into this fight. Schmeling had won three straight. Both men were trying to get a shot at the World Heavyweight Title. In this fight it was all Schmeling. Max used an effective right hand and stopped Louis in the 12th round. Presented here is an original wirephoto from this bout showing Louis down and Schmeling being sent to a neutral corner. It is an International News Photo.
Full description: This original wirephoto from the Louis-Schmeling I bout is 8" x 10." There are several creases along the edges and the upper right corner is folded over. There is a rip along the bottom edge and there are marks on the photo.
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Louis, Joe - Schmeling, Max - Photograph
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