Sensational Sammy Harris. Akron's Lightweight Contender. Boxing.
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Sensational Sammy Harris. Akron's Lightweight Contender.

Akron, Ohio: circa 1930.

Broadside printed in red and black, illustrated with photo of Harris. 13 x 9 inches. Folds, minor foxing Item #323435

Advertises the 19-year-old African American fighter under the management of Harry "Ping" Auber as available for cards, with an impressive 62-3 records, with 20 by way of knockout. Tragically, in a fight against Mickey Duris in March 1931 Harris was unable to come out in the tenth round, slipped into a coma and died from injuries sustained in the fight.

Price: $200.00 Free Domestic Delivery