SCHMELING, MAX-JACK SHARKEY I ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1930)
On June 12, 1930 at Yankee Stadium in New York Max Schmeling and Jack Sharkey fought for the vacant heavyweight title. Schmeling was awarded the win and the title on a foul by Sharkey in the fourth round. Sharkey had won the first three rounds, but lost his title bid on a low blow. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Sharkey standing in the corner while the referee attends to the fallen Schmeling at the end of the fight. This original wire photo includes the original caption attached to the reverse. Stamped on the back by International News Photos. Mild crease in lower right corner. Image is clear. Minor edge and corner wear. 8" x 10."