HISTORY: Joe Louis fought Tommy Farr on August 30, 1937 at Yankee Stadium in New York. Louis won by decision in 15 rounds to successfully defend his heavyweight title. Louis was a 5-1 betting favorite. Total attendance was 36,903. Gross receipts were $265,753.11, and the net was $222,463.80. Movie and radio rights were $60,000. Louis made $112,987.52, and Farr received $60,000. There were no knockdowns in the fight. The Associated Press reported: "On the official score cards, referee Donovan gave Louis a 13 to 2 margin in rounds won. Of the two judges, Kid McPartland gave Louis 10 and Farr 5, while Charley Lynch scored eight for Louis, four for Farr and three even." The AP had Louis winning 8-5-2. Presented here is an original, full, unused ticket for this event.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, full, unused ticket which names the fighters and includes a section, row and seat number. Bold color and print. Clean front and back. Ornate design on back. Not creased or torn. Minor edge and cor wear. Stub firmly attached. 2 3/4" x 7 1/4."