Name: Tom McCarty
Alias: Cowboy Tommy McCarthy
Birthplace: Ravenna, Nebraska, USA
Hometown: Lewistown, Montana, USA
Height: 6′ 2″ / 188cm
Reach: 72″ / 183cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Henry Irslinger
Heavyweight Tom McCarty (sometimes misspelled McCarthy) was a cousin of fellow boxer Luther McCarty and brother of middleweight Joe McCarty. Perhaps made over-confident due to his earlier wins over Battling Levinsky and Terry Kellar, this novice went in against dangerous veteran Gunboat Smith (Dec. 23, 1914) overweight and unafraid of the latter's punching power--a fatal error.
He later became a popular third man in Northwestern rings.