Regular price $135.00

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 a real photo postcard of Tommy Bell which he has signed.
This is a 1940's real photo postcard. Signed in ink, "Best wishes Tommy Bell," some of which runs into the dark portion of the photo. Has several creases. Not torn. Minor edge wear. Unused postcard. Clean. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2."

Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2

Condition: very good