Available is an incredibly rare one of kind complete ten page July 5, 1919 Ohio Journal Newspaper that features large bold headlines announcing that Jack Dempsey has defeated Jess Willard to win boxing's World Heavyweight Championship. This newspaper comes from the State where the fight took place. On July 4, 1919, Dempsey and world heavyweight champion Jess Willard met at Toledo for the world title.
Pro lightweight fighter Benny Leonard predicted a victory for the 6'1", 187 pound Dempsey even though Willard, known as the "Pottawatomie Giant", was 6'6½" tall and 245 pounds. Ultimately, Willard was knocked down seven times by Dempsey in the first round. These newspaper pages are in good condition.However, the pages should still be treated as delicate and handled with care upon receipt. These newspaper pages originally came from a bound library volume and exhibit typical chipping and paper loss on the edges. The pages will be placed in a clear plastic sleeve and gently rolled and inserted into a sturdy cardboard tube. The majority of the listings in this store will consist of newspaper sports pages and sports sections. I will also offer other sports related paper ephemera. This will be a seasonal store and will be only available from May-October. Store availability could be reduced or extended. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Newspapers\1900-39".
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