ROBINSON, SUGAR RAY-JOEY MAXIM ON SITE FULL TICKET (1952)
JO Sports, Inc.
HISTORY: On June 25, 1952 (postponed from June 23rd) at Yankee Stadium in New York light heavyweight champion Joey Maxim defended his title against Sugar Ray Robinson. It was an extremely hot and humid night. Referee Goldstein was overcome by the 104 degree heat and had to be replaced by Ray Miller in Round 10. Robinson retired on his stool after Round 13, suffering from heat prostration. Robinson may have won if he could have overcome the heat, but he could not. Offered here is a scarce, original, on site, full, unused ticket for this event.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, on site, full, unused ticket which names the fighters and includes a section and seat number. Bold color and print. Two hole punches. Stub firmly attached. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor corner wear. 2 1/2" x 7."