Regular price $500.00

On June 11, 1901 at the Central Armory in Cleveland, Ohio retired boxer Thomas Sharkey made his first attempt at professional wrestling against the notable Tom Jenkins. Tom Jenkins beat Tom Sharkey (two falls in one hour) ... Referee: Matt Hinkle NOTE: Sharkey fell in a combined time of 39:45 in his first mat appearance since quitting the fight game. Offered here is the original Articles Of Agreement for this event. Thomas Scanlon promoted the event. This one page contract laid out the terms for the match and purse splits. Contract is signed by Thomas Scanlon, Barney Reich for Sahrkey and George F. Tuohey for Jenkins.
This is a one page, typed Articles of Agreement. Boldly signed by the three in fountain pen. Clean. Separated at the folds, but complete. 8" x 10 1/2." Exceedingly rare.

Size: 8 x 10 1/2

Condition: good