SCHMELING, MAX TRAINING CAMP WIRE PHOTO (1936-PREPARING FOR LOUIS)
On June 19, 1936, Joe Louis and Max Schmeling fought in the main event at Yankee Stadium. Louis was undefeated and a rising star in the division. This fight was seen as another stepping stone to a title shot for Louis. In a stunning upset Schmeling would KO Louis in the 12th round. Presented here is an original wire photo depicting Schmeling with his trainers at Napanoch, New York on June 8, 1936. This is an original Wide World wire photo with their stamp and full caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor edge and corner wear. 7" x 9."