Regular price $135.00

Young Stribling was born on Dec. 26, 1904 in Bainbridge, Georgia. He fought as a heavyweight during the 1920's and early 1930's. His first fight was on January 17, 1921. During his career he fought Mike McTigue, Tommy Loughran, Battling Levinsky, Maxie Rosenbloom, Jack Sharkey, Primo Carnera and Max Schmeling. His last fight was on September 22, 1933 a ten round decision over Maxie Rosenbloom. 11 days later "The King Of The Canebrakes" was dead. He died October 3, 1933, after a motorcycle/automobile accident when he was just 28. The accident occurred October 1 outside of Macon, Georgia. Offered here is an original wire photo of Young Stribling taken on July 13, 1925 in Atlanta depicts Young Stribling playfully sparring with Estelle Bradley who was Miss Atlanta in 1924.
This is an original Fotograms wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Tiny creases at upper right and lower left corners. Raised stamp at bottom center for photographer Lane Bros. of Atlanta. 8" x 10."

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: very good