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Old 04-27-2009, 10:45 AM   #13
SuzieQ49
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Default Re: Did Louis Draw The Color Line Line Johnson

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I thought Jack Trammel was white?
Nope, not that I know of. He has always been lifted under category "African American" boxers and a historian who made a list of "Talented African American" boxers of the 1930s listed Trammell.

http://static.boxrec.com/wiki/e/e2/Trammell.Jack.2.jpg



Ultimatley, Louis would have knocked him out. but he would have been the first 6'6 man louis faced that fought primarily as a boxer boxing on his back foot, rather than a standup slugger(b baer) or human punching bag (abe simon)....Louis did look unbelievable vs Carnera who used his jab alot and louis slipped it all night.
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