Regular price $2,500.00

Stanley Ketchel, "The Michigan Assassin," began his professional career on May 2, 1904 with a one round knockout of Kid Tracy in Butte, Montana. Ketchel would win the vacant World Middleweight Title on May 9, 1908 stopping Jack "Twin" Sullivan in 20 rounds in Colma, California. Ketchel was stopped in 12 rounds by Jack Johnson on October 16, 1909 in an attempt to win the World Heavyweight Title. Posted career wins over Billy Papke, Hugo Kelly, Philadelphia Jack O'Brien and Joe Thomas. Shot and killed on October 15, 1910 in a dispute over a woman. Presented here is a first generation, large format photograph display of Stanley Ketchel which includes a photo of Ketchel in full, fight pose and one of his championship belt.
These are both, first generation, early 1900's photographs which have been framed together. Bold, clear images. Clean with no staining. Not creased or torn. The fight pose photo is 10 1/2" x 14" and the championship belt is 6" x 8 3/4" beautifully framed to 16" x 25 1/2."

Size: 16 x 25 1/2

Condition: excellent