Pioneer Sporting Club
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Manhattan, NY, USA
- 155 East 24th Street, on the north side of 24th Street between Lexington and Third Avenue, Manhattan
- Originally known as the National Athletic Club, it generally had Tuesday night shows
- Capacity: 3,500
- Sample bout: March 26, 1909--Stan Ketchel vs. Philadelphia Jack O’’Brien *Perhaps another version opened Oct. 1914 at 340 West 44th St, in the former Amsterdam Opera House, with Tom O'Rouke as matchmaker. (See the Oct. 28 New York Times.)
- Charlie Doesserick; proprietor/matchmaker approx. 1917.