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Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Ric » 01 Jul 2012, 20:09

Although this was the topic of another thread, I am making this a "Sticky" topic, so that newer visitors to the BoxRec Forum are alerted that BoxRec needs help in identifying some boxer and bout images we have in the database that we cannot currently identify. Who are these guys anyway?

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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Tinnie » 16 Jul 2012, 22:30

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I think this is Billy Grime, former Feather/Light/Welterweight Australian champion

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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby dalcumly » 01 Aug 2012, 09:31

There is an image with 2 boxers dated 1948 . I think the boxer on the left is Gus Lesnevich ,although I think the date of the picture may be wrong. I think it would be later than 1948 ,possibly into the mid 1950's .
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Ric » 25 Aug 2012, 23:34

Besides the images in the two Wiki categories linked in the original post, help us ID each of these members of the 1924 USA Olympic Boxing Team. Fidel LaBarba, bottom row center, is a given.
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This link may help a bit.
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby raylawpc » 12 Nov 2012, 20:30

Ric wrote:Besides the images in the two Wiki categories linked in the original post, help us ID each of these members of the 1924 USA Olympic Boxing Team. Fidel LaBarba, bottom row center, is a given.
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This link may help a bit.


I think the two guys in the right end kneeling are Ray Fee and Joe Salas. Jackie Fields is the 2nd guy kneeling from the left, I think. The guy standing on the far left is George Mulholland. I don't recognize any of the other guys at this time.
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby cubedrum » 05 Dec 2012, 19:15

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Johnny Erjavec

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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby cubedrum » 10 Dec 2012, 21:18

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Eddie "The Animal" Lopez

Note belly tattoo in second photo


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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby TheSouthpaw » 18 Feb 2013, 16:12

Ric wrote:Although this was the topic of another thread, I am making this a "Sticky" topic, so that newer visitors to the BoxRec Forum are alerted that BoxRec needs help in identifying some boxer and bout images we have in the database that we cannot currently identify. Who are these guys anyway?

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The Worm!????????
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Ric » 18 Feb 2013, 22:13

Thanks for all the help so far. Identified boxers have been removed from the Category. :TU:
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby margaret » 20 May 2013, 07:54

Hello i have no photos just trying to find out about a cousin from the early 1900s he was an amateur boxer all I know he killed a man during a match in 1908 (not intentially) it was in Newcastle on tyne his name was James Linskey b1889 from Jarrow was wondering if there are any records of boxers from that era ?
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Ric » 21 May 2013, 20:05

margaret wrote:Hello i have no photos just trying to find out about a cousin from the early 1900s he was an amateur boxer all I know he killed a man during a match in 1908 (not intentially) it was in Newcastle on tyne his name was James Linskey b1889 from Jarrow was wondering if there are any records of boxers from that era ?
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Here's all we have in the BoxRec Wiki. The other boxer's name was Dick Stockdale.
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby margaret » 25 May 2013, 17:09

Ok thank you for replying I have a newspaper article with the other guys name was hoping for records of James linsky boxing career
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby BoxBuzz » 15 Jun 2013, 21:22

DynamoDegsy wrote:


This photo will have been taken sometime between 1966 and 1968, my late father Ernie Field is on the left, but does anyone know who the gentlemen on the right is? My father was about 5-foot 11-inches, which means the gentlemen on the right is about 5-foot 7-inches, so I don't believe he was one of my father's opponents, and checking the the other bouts on the same bills as my father, I don't believe they fought on the same bill either. Judging by the expression of admiration on my father's face, I assume the gentlemen on the right is notable, a world champion?
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby truelander@yahoo.com » 15 Jun 2013, 22:39

Is it French boxer Charles Little Apache Ledoux?
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby DynamoDegsy » 16 Jun 2013, 05:55

Thank you for your response, I believe Charles "Little Apache" Ledoux was earlier than 1966-68, but it's interesting that you should mention a French boxer, as I've been trying to ascertain his country of origin. Looking at his facial features, I'm wondering if he might be French, but of Moroccan, Algerian, or Tunisian heritage?
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby DynamoDegsy » 25 Jun 2013, 04:35

One name that has been mentioned eleswhere, is the British middleweight title challenger, Nat Jacobs who boxed professionally from 1960 to 1970. Does anyone have any other photgraphs of Nat Jacobs? Best Regards
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Dragonflystreetart » 16 Sep 2013, 10:18

Incredible photos! However, I'd like to SUBMIT a photo of my Grandfather, NY bantam from mid 1930's. How might I do that?
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby kikibalt » 16 Sep 2013, 14:05

cubedrum wrote:Image

Eddie "The Animal" Lopez

Note belly tattoo in second photo


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Lopez with manager Ralph Gambina, and trainer Al DeNava
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby scotto » 08 Oct 2013, 10:28

181 kb billy graham 82kb hymie weissman 320kb tami mauriello 37b joey ross 56kb max hutchins
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Ric » 11 Oct 2013, 13:27

Dragonflystreetart wrote:Incredible photos! However, I'd like to SUBMIT a photo of my Grandfather, NY bantam from mid 1930's. How might I do that?

E-mail it to me: ric@boxrec.com
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby MarianaCoronado » 12 Nov 2013, 03:08

I would like to send photos of my grandfather is in their database as I can send?is http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_ ... &cat=boxer
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby kikibalt » 30 Nov 2013, 10:28

MarianaCoronado wrote:I would like to send photos of my grandfather is in their database as I can send?is http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_ ... &cat=boxer


I watched your grandfather fight Dwight Hawkins in 1957. The fight ended up a six round draw.
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby willybiteisearoff » 02 May 2014, 20:36

Ric wrote:Besides the images in the two Wiki categories linked in the original post, help us ID each of these members of the 1924 USA Olympic Boxing Team. Fidel LaBarba, bottom row center, is a given.
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This link may help a bit.

About dot com has this information:
1924 -- Paris, France
112: Fidel La Barba, New York, N.Y. (1st)
112: Raymond Fee, St. Paul, Minn. (3rd)
118: Salvatore Tripoli (also known as Jackie Williams), Yonkers, N.Y. (2nd)
126: Joseph Salas (2nd)
135: Fred Boyleston, Ford City, Pa. (3rd)
135: Ben Rothwell, Virginia
147: Hugh Haggerty, Pittsburgh, Pa.
147: Al Mello, Tewksbury, Mass.
160: Adolph Lefkowitch, Newport, Va.
175: Thomas Kirby, Boston, Mass.
175: George Mulholland, Indianapolis, Ind.
+175: Edward P. Eagan, Denver, Colo.
+175: H.G. Greathouse, W. Virginia
I hope this helps.
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby buck5134 » 04 Jul 2014, 10:27

In the back row with his glove to his face is my grandfather, Hugh Haggerty
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Re: Help BoxRec Identify These Boxers & Bouts

Postby Ric » 04 Jul 2014, 19:46

willybiteisearoff wrote:
Ric wrote:Besides the images in the two Wiki categories linked in the original post, help us ID each of these members of the 1924 USA Olympic Boxing Team. Fidel LaBarba, bottom row center, is a given.
Image
This link may help a bit.

About dot com has this information:
1924 -- Paris, France
112: Fidel La Barba, New York, N.Y. (1st)
112: Raymond Fee, St. Paul, Minn. (3rd)
118: Salvatore Tripoli (also known as Jackie Williams), Yonkers, N.Y. (2nd)
126: Joseph Salas (2nd)
135: Fred Boyleston, Ford City, Pa. (3rd)
135: Ben Rothwell, Virginia
147: Hugh Haggerty, Pittsburgh, Pa.
147: Al Mello, Tewksbury, Mass.
160: Adolph Lefkowitch, Newport, Va.
175: Thomas Kirby, Boston, Mass.
175: George Mulholland, Indianapolis, Ind.
+175: Edward P. Eagan, Denver, Colo.
+175: H.G. Greathouse, W. Virginia
I hope this helps.

Thank you! :salut:

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