BRADDOCK, JIMMY ORIGINAL PHOTO (1937-TRAINING FOR LOUIS)
Joe Louis fought Jim Braddock on June 22, 1937 at Comiskey Park in Chicago for the Heavyweight Championship. Louis, down early in the fight rallied and knocked Braddock out in the 8th round to win the World Heavyweight Title. Offered here is an original, first generation photo depicting Braddock as world heavyweight champion posing at his training camp at Grand Beach, Michigan on May 28, 1937 as he prepared for his fight with Louis. This is an original, first generation photograph. In ink at lower right is written, " Jim Braddock Training at Grand Beach Mich. May 28th 1937. This is the fine broth of a lad who lost his title to Joe Louis at Chicago June 22, 1937." Also labeled on back. Bold, clear image. Clean Small corner creases and corner wear. 7" x 9."