National Golden Gloves

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The fighters who won the Intercity Golden Gloves’ championships from 1928 through 1961, a team competition, are generally referred to as the National Golden Gloves’ champions.

In 1962 the Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions, with fighters participating from the East, became known as the National Golden Gloves of the United States. The fighters who won this tournament are also generally referred to as the National Golden Gloves’ champions. This format lasted two years, with the Chicago Tribune discontinuing the tournament after 1963.

In 1964 the National Golden Gloves/Golden Gloves of America, with a sectional format, became the sponsors of a yearly National Golden Gloves Tournament. The winners of the tournament are recognized as the National Golden Gloves’ champions.


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Explanation of history page: [2]

1928 to 1931 referred to as Chicago or Western champions, most fighters from Chicago proper.

1932 to 1961 fighters who won Chicago’s Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions also referred to as Western champions.

1962 to 1963 fighters who won the same tournament, still being sponsored by the Chicago Tribune, with fighters from the East participating, referred to as the National Golden Gloves of the US.

1964 to the present time are the fighters who won the National Golden Gloves sponsored by the Golden Gloves of America.