D T Bell

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Name: D.T. Bell
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, USA
Hometown: Macon, Georgia, USA
Boxing Record: click

  • Captured the 1938 and 1939 Golden Gloves Middleweight Championship
  • Became the Light Heavyweight champion of the American South in 1941
  • Reportedly lost only four of 90 career bouts - half of which were fought professionally
  • Referred to as the second W. L. Young Stribling
  • Died at 23 while piloting a P-46 Thunderbolt for the U.S. Army Corps in WWII
  • Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1999 (from where this biography comes)