LOUIS, JOE-TONY GALENTO WIRE PHOTO (1939-END OF FIGHT)
On June 28, 1939 World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis defended his title against Tony Galento at Yankee Stadium in New York. Galento, a hard punching rough and tumble sort, knocked Louis down early in the fight. Louis recovered and administered a ferocious beating on "Two Ton" Tony before stopping him in the fourth round. Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts the end of the fight. This is an original International News Photo wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Small crease in lower left corner. Minor edge wear. 7 1/2" x 8 1/2."