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Old 05-12-2011, 03:42 PM   #1456
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Default Re: classic boxing pictures

Originally Posted by burt bienstock View Post
I believe the picture above of Jack Johnson in ring togs was an exhibition against his old rival Joe Jeannette,a year or so before JJ was killed in a car crash driving to the Louis/Conn fight.
P.S. About this period I and my dad shook Jack Johnson's hand at a small Carnival in NYC....He wore a beret at the time, I recall...Time marches on...
Good stuff to shake hands with a legend like that.

One of my fav pics...
Has this mixture of hope and sadness.
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