BELL, TOMMY CARTOON ARTWORK (BY TED CARROLL)

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Tommy Bell (March 13, 1923 – July 14, 1994) was an African-American boxer. As a professional, he faced legendary fighters such as Jake LaMotta, Fritzie Zivic, and Kid Gavilán. Bell fought for the welterweight title against Sugar Ray Robinson in 1946. During his career as an amateur boxer, Bell won 22 fights and lost three. In 1942, he won the Ohio AAU Welterweight Championship. As a professional career, Bell participated in 82 fights and won 59. He once scored 34 wins in a row and knocked out five opponents during a five-day period. Bell was best known for a 15-round welterweight title loss to Sugar Ray Robinson, on December 20, 1946. Offered here is an original cartoon artwork of Tommy Bell by Ted Carroll highlighting his two fights with Sugar Ray Robinson. Circa 1940's.
This is original cartoon artwork picturing Tommy Bell. Drawn on heavy stock artist paper. Bold, clear images. Signed by artis at lower left. Artist notations on lower border and upper center. Not creased or torn. Clean. Minor edge wear. 11" x 14."

Size: 11 x 14

Condition: excellent