Category - Amateur
Floyd patterson (january 4, 1935 may 11, 2006) was an american professional boxer who competed from 1952 to 1972, and twice reigned as the world heavyweight champion between 19t the age of 21, he became the youngest boxer in history to win the title, and was also the first heavyweight to regain the title after losing it. In 1927 paul gallico, sports editor of the new york daily news conducted an amateur boxing tournament capt. The chicago tribune, which also owned the new york daily news, then announced it would conduct a golden gloves tournament the following spring. (the march 1950 the ring states that the chicago tribune started the.). Note this page is a finding aid to the golden gloves boxing programs held in the joyce sports research collection in the department of special collections, hesburgh libraries of notre dame. 6 new champions found after a days boxing in which there were 65 spirited and sporting bouts! High angles shot of a boxing. Below is a list of united states national amateur boxing flyweight champions, also known as united states amateur champions, along with the state or region which they represented. The weight class was contested at 105 pounds between 18 it was contested at 108 pounds between 19, before moving to 112 pounds in 1922, where it is contested at currently. Freddie guinyard, a boyhood friend of louis, said, eddie futch was a damned good boxer and also a leader of most of the fighters. Futch compiled an amateur record of 37-3 and captured the detroit athletic association lightweight championship in 1932 and the detroit golden gloves lightweight championship in 1933. The new york golden gloves boxing tournament was considered by many boxing aficionados as one of the most elite golden gloves titles, along with the chicago golden gloves. Named for the small golden gloves given out to the winners of each weight category, the new york golden gloves continued for decades under the sponsorship of the new york daily news. This is a list of united states national golden gloves champions in the light heavyweight division, along with the state or region they represented. The weight limit for light heavyweights was first contested at 175 lb (79 kg), but was increased to 178 lb (81 kg) in 1972. Us team (left to right) joe castaneda, nate brooks, ken davis, bobby bickle, willard henry, richard guerrero, bobby jackson, ernest fann. Don mattinglys number 23 was retired by the new york yankees in 1997.