Name: KETCHEL, STANLEY ANTIQUE PHOTO (POSED WITH JEFFRIES & OTHERS)
History: Stanley Ketchel, "The Michigan Assassin," began his professional career on May 2, 1904 with a one round knockout of Kid Tracy in Butte, Montana. Ketchel would win the vacant World Middleweight Title on May 9, 1908 stopping Jack "Twin" Sullivan in 20 rounds in Colma, California. Ketchel was stopped in 12 rounds by Jack Johnson on October 16, 1909 in an attempt to win the World Heavyweight Title. Posted career wins over Billy Papke, Hugo Kelly, Philadelphia Jack O'Brien and Joe Thomas. Shot and killed on October 15, 1910 in a dispute over a woman. Presented here is an a vintage antique photograph of Stanley Ketchel, Jim Jeffries and others.
Full description: This 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" vintage antique photograph pictures Stanley Ketchel posing with Jim Jeffries and others. The photo was taken on August 22, 1908, four days after his victory over Joe Thomas. There are creases along the left side of the picture and in the lower right corner. No rips or tears. The photo has been separated from the backing in the upper left side. Beautiful shot.
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Ketchel, Stanley - Jeffries, James J.
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