Name: MCCOY, PETE CABINET CARD
History: Pete McCoy was quick and agile and carried a good right hand punch; He could shift feet and fight with either hand; The Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle described McCoy as one of the most scientific and shiftiest puglists that ever the ring in this country; He never cared about how strong his opponent was and was not always averse to giving away pounds of weight It was reported that McCoy had over 100 exhibition bouts fought mainly when McCoy was on his United States tours with John L. Sullivan - against men like Sullivan, Mike Donovan, Dominick McCaffrey, Billy Edwards, Jake Kilrain, Herbert Slade and others; The Chicago (Il) Tribune (11/22/86) reported that Pete was a cousin to Charles McCoy During his career, McCoy defeated such men as Mike Donovan, Jim Popp, Martin "Fiddler" Neary, Duncan McDonald, Jack Langdon, Jack Files, Johnny Reagan, Jake Pitz and Charles Gleason.Presented here is a cabinet card of McCoy.
Full description: This cabinet card measures appx. 41/4 inches by 6 1/2 inches.the edges and corners show minor wear,no creases.The back has writing in inl of Mccoy's name.The image is vivid.
Size: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Cabinet Cards -
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