SMITH, HOMER STILLMAN'S GYM LOCKER CARD (1922-SIGNED BY LOU STILLMAN)

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Homer Smith, (born, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 28th, 1893, died, May 6th, 1971). At the age of 18, Homer Smith went into professional boxing. He journeyed approximately 300,000 miles for his 187 fights He fought as many as 14 fights in one year and received $0.75 for his first professional fight. The biggest purse for fighting he received was $5,100. He was paid $218 for the Jack Dempsey fight. Homer Smith was an accomplished boxer, who would often comment that of all of his achievements, his proudest was "I fought the 3 greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. Jack Dempsey, Jack Sharkey and Jack Johnson." Homer also fought such men great fighters as: Paulino Uzcudun, Battling Siki, Johnny Risko, Harry Wills, Luis Angel Firpo, Billy Miske, Harry Greb, Battling Levinsky, Jack "Twin' Sullivan, Frank Moran, Bill Brennan, Jack Taylor and Willie Meehan,. Presented here is the 1922 Stillman's Gym in New York locker card issued to Homer Smith and signed by gym owner Lou Stillman.
This is an original locker card. Printed on heavy stock. Some rounding of corners. Bold color. Mild creases. Back damage from being mounted in an album. Bold ink signature of Lou Stillman. 2 1/2" x 4 1/4.

Size: 2 1/2 x 4 1/4

Condition: very good