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Harry Baker
Global ID11246
sexmale
divisionmiddleweight
aliasKO Harry Baker
country USA
residenceWilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
won 3 (KO 3) + lost 4 (KO 4) + drawn 0 = 7
rounds boxed 20
Newspaper Decisions won 19 : lost 31 : drawn 8
rounds boxed 364
Total Bouts 65 KO% 4.62
 
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1921-03-15Eddie Revoire17-6-1
Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
1921-01-11Johnny Paxson1-0-0
Auditorium A.A., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO46
From the Inquirer and the Public Ledger, the former calling Paxson's opponent "Harry (Kid) Baker" and the latter simply "Harry Baker."
1918-11-22Jack Blackburn42-6-12
Penns Grove, New Jersey, USALNWS88
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1917-05-09Harry Greb15-2-1
West End Theatre, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, USALKO510
Greb and Baker had a torrid battle. The first round was even, and Greb won the second with a body attack. The first two minutes of round three was a toe-to-toe exchange and Baker finally broke ground and Greb dropped him for "7" with a fight to the jaw just before the round ended. Baker fought cautiously and got through round four, but Greb decked him twice in round five and then put him down for the count with a right to the stomach. (Source: Pittsburgh Post.
1917-04-14Clay Turner6-0-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Turner from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1917-03-29Jack Blackburn42-6-12
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decisionin favor of Blackburn from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1917-02-01Jack Blackburn42-6-12
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record, both in favor of Blackburn.
1917-01-19Young Tommy Coleman15-6-1
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record. Previously, on 1/5/17, Coleman fought six one-round exhibitions at the Nonpareil A.C.
1916-10-21Harry Greb8-2-0
Power Auditorium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Greb won the newspaper decision according to the Pittsburgh Post. Greb won every round but Baker landed plenty himself and it was an action-filled affair. The harder Baker was hit the harder he tried. "Greb fought in his characteristic style."
1916-06-06Jack Toland1-5-0
Ryan A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger in favor of Baker.
1916-04-28Johnny Howard28-3-2
Carsonia Park Casino, Reading, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Reading Eagle
1916-04-01Al Thiel2-3-2
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1916-03-17Ralph Erne7-3-1
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision of the Philadelphia Record was a draw, but the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) favored Baker.
1916-02-21Young Herman Miller20-4-6
Mishler Theatre, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Altoona Mirror
1916-02-12Al Rogers26-11-12
Power Auditorium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Pittsburgh Post.
1915-12-16George Chip24-7-2
Town Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALRTD36
(Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader)
1915-10-05Silent Martin19-5-1
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision was a draw from both the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1915-07-09Sailor Grande18-9-7
Garden A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Sailor Grande.
1915-05-31Sailor Grande18-9-7
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger in favor of Grande.
1915-05-10Sailor Grande18-9-7
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Grande rom the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1915-03-25Harry Greb4-1-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
referee: Yock Henniger
Greb won the newspaper decision according to the Pittsburgh Post. "Greb forced the fighting throughout. He was ever jumping and rushing, and appeared like a human jumping jack in action." Baker missed a lot of punches. reb landed many more punches, but few had as much steam as Baker's. Greb won very clearly, but knew he was in a tough fight." (Story by Harry Keck, who became a famous Pittsburgh sportswriter.)
1915-03-15Jack Toland
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) was "draw."
1915-02-12Al Rogers26-10-11
Mishler Theatre, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Altoona Mirror, the Pittsburgh Post saw Baker in front.
1915-02-10Harry Greb4-1-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Greb won the newspaper decision according to the Pittsburgh Post. "Harry Greb..fought like a combined human dynamo and enraged tiger..and was an easy winner at the end..He was entitled to a clear shade in every round but the 5th, which was close." Greb's fights with Harry Baker are described in detail in "Fearless Harry Greb."
1915-02-02Jimmy Tighe5-3-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO26
referee: Lew Grimson
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1915-01-19Jack Blackburn38-5-12
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from both the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Baker.
1915-01-12Jack Blackburn38-5-12
Mishler Theatre, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Altoona Mirror, the Illustrated Boxing News reported a win for Baker.
1915-01-01Howard Truesdale3-3-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Truesdale from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala), but the Philadelphia Record favored Baker.
1914-10-22Jack McCarron23-2-3
Lyric A.C., Allentown, Pennsylvania, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1914-10-06Charlie Collins
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record in favor of Collins.
1914-09-26Jack McCarron23-2-3
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger and the Philadelphia Record, both in favor of McCarron.
1914-09-22Joe Page4-4-1
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Baker from both the Philadelphia Record and the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1914-09-08Joe Rosen
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Baker (Philadelphia Public Ledger, Paul Zabala).
1914-08-12Eddie Revoire9-3-0
Garden A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Record.
1914-07-14Eddie Revoire9-3-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Baker (Philadelphia Record).
1914-06-22Eddie Revoire9-3-0
North Penn A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record, both in favor of Revoire.
1914-06-16Willie Adams4-4-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Adams from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) and the Philadelphia Record.
1914-05-26Johnny Howard17-0-0
Broadway S.C., Brooklyn, New York, USALNWS1010
Newspaper decision from the Brooklyn Eagle (Paul Zabala).
1914-03-16Jack McCarron21-2-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
1914-03-04Willie KO Brennan25-4-4
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) in favor of Brennan.
1914-01-30Jack Dillon50-2-6
Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USALKO110
referee: Tommy Dillon
1914-01-08Battling Larry Ryan2-11-1
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Illustrated Boxing Record.
1914-01-01Jack McCarron21-2-2
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger favored McCarron.
1913-12-12Howard Truesdale3-1-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
The Philadelphia Public-Ledger (Paul Zabala) called it a draw, The Inquirer (Jack Kincaid) had Baker winning, as did the Record.
1913-12-09Eddie Revoire8-3-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
The Philadelphia Record gave its newspaper decision to Baker, but the Philadelphia Inquirer and the PPL both preferred Revoire.
1913-11-25Eddie Revoire8-3-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger favored Revoire, but the Record and the Inquirer both called the fight a draw.
1913-10-07Young Loughrey33-10-4
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Public Ledger in favor of Loughrey.
1913-08-29Joe Borrell14-2-0
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Borrell from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala), and from the Philadelphia Record. The Philadelphia Inquirer called it a draw.
1913-06-10Swats Adamson4-0-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Baker got the newspaper decision of the Philadelphia Record. The Philadelphia Public Ledger called this fight a draw.
1913-04-08Frank Sharkey
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Both the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Public Ledger gave Baker the newspaper decision.
1913-03-18Ralph Raymond1-0-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
From the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid).
1913-03-04Ben Douglas3-3-2
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Douglas from the Philadelphia Inquirer (Jack Kincaid). According to the Public Ledger (Paul Zabala) the fight was even.
1913-02-18Joe Borrell12-2-0
Fairmont A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
The Philadelphia Record has Harry Baker as Borrell's opponent, not Howard Truesdale (as shown here earlier). Baker won the newspaper decision. The Philadelphia Public Ledger also had Baker winning.
1913-02-10Howard Truesdale2-0-0
Olympia A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO36
Result from the Philadelphia Public Ledger (Paul Zabala).
1912-03-26Harry Reckstein5-1-0
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Reckstein from the Philadelphia Item.
1912-03-23Kid Tracey10-3-0
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item was in favor of Baker.
1912-03-19Eddie Ketchel0-1-0
Douglas A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Ketchel (Philadelphia Item).
1911-10-16Joe Phillips1-0-2
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Baker from the Philadelphia Item.
1911-03-04Lew Siegel
National A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Baker from the Philadelphia Item.
1911-02-22Jack Dougherty8-5-1
American A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of Dougherty.
1910-11-24Billy Long
Central A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO26
Result from the Philadelphia Item.
1910-10-28George Silver
Nonpareil A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
Newspaper decision from the Philadelphia Item in favor of a draw.
1908-11-26Teddy Maloney11-0-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADNWS66
The Philadelphia Item reported this fight as a newspaper draw.
1908-09-03Teddy Maloney9-0-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Baker from the Philadelphia Item and the Philadelphia Record.
1908-05-28Young Pierce11-2-0
Broadway A.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWNWS66
Newspaper decision in favor of Baker from both the Philadelphia Item and from the Record.

 
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