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1935-51 Joe Louis Fight Programs & Ephemera (25+)

1935-51 Joe Louis Fight Programs & Ephemera (25+)

Joe Louis On-Site Fight Programs (19): 1935 Louis vs. Carnera at Yankee Stadium; 1935 Louis vs. M. Baer at Yankee Stadium (two, one missing back cover); 1936 Louis vs. Sharkey at Yankee Stadium; 1936 Louis vs. Ettore. Often ranked as the greatest heavyweight and puncher of all-time, The Brown Bomber reigned as Heavyweight Champion for almost twelve years and had twenty-five title defenses. Here is an incredible collection of his fight programs and other relevant ephemera. Overall EX condition with exceptions noted.Municipal Stadium; 1937 Louis vs. Jones/Wright/Thompson at Paradise Caberet (exhibition, light folds); 1938 Louis vs. Schmeling at Yankee Stadium (minor cover restoration but still fabulous); 1939 Louis vs. Pastor at Briggs Stadium (covers missing); 1941 Louis vs. B. Baer at Griffith Stadium (bends); 1941 Louis vs. Conn at the Polo Grounds (corner of one interior page is missing but the rest is beautiful); 1945 Louis vs. Brown at The Forum (Canada); 1945 Louis vs. Frazier at Bay Street Armories (Canada, exhibition, folds); 1946 Louis vs. Conn at Yankee Stadium (two different, one is missing back cover); 1948 Louis vs. Walcott at Yankee Stadium (folds); 1949 Louis vs. Hoosman at Oakland Coliseum (exhibition, tape on spine); 1950 Louis vs. Bean at the Hollywood Legion (exhibition); 1950 Louis vs. Charles at Yankee Stadium; and 1951 Louis vs. Brion at the Cow Palace.Joe Louis Ephemera (7): 1936 Bang magazine with "Joe Louis, Victim of Poor Management" cover (heavy wear); 1946 Louis vs. Conn souvenir magazine (2); 1951 concession shop advertising sign "Louis vs Charles...We Are Serving Pabst Blue ribbon Beer Tonight"; 1952 Louis career retrospective magazine; 1966 Max Bear Heart Fund Boxing Show program with Louis on the cover; and 1984 Joe Louis Sports Inc fight program.

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