Difference between revisions of "Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year"

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*1943 - Boxers in all branches of the armed forces
 
*1943 - Boxers in all branches of the armed forces
 
*1944 - [[Benny Leonard]]
 
*1944 - [[Benny Leonard]]
*1945 - James J. Walker
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*1945 - [[James J. Walker]]
 
*1946 - [[Tony Zale]]
 
*1946 - [[Tony Zale]]
 
*1947 - [[Gus Lesnevich]]
 
*1947 - [[Gus Lesnevich]]

Revision as of 13:38, 15 August 2010

The BWAA Fighter of the Year received the Edward J. Neil Trophy from 1938-2008. The trophy was named for Edward J. Neil, an Associated Press sportswriter and war correspondent, who died of shrapnel wounds in 1938 while covering the Spanish Civil War. The award, starting in 2009, has been renamed for Sugar Ray Robinson.

Also see: Boxing Writers Association of America