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    1925 James J. Corbett Signed Autobiography. The first and only man to beat the Boston Strongboy John L. Sullivan, an historic episode which the reigning Heavyweight Champ from 1892-97 recounts in fine detail in this first edition of "The Roar of the Crowd." The front blank flyleaf bears a 10/10 vintage black fountain pen inscription from the early pugilist, reading "To Geo. T. Bye, with best wishes, from Your friend, Jas. J. Corbett., Feb 24/25." This page, and one to follow, are loose from the binding but otherwise undamaged. The book is missing the dustjacket but shows only moderate wear for its age. A fine addition to any collection of athlete signed books. LOA from Craig Hamilton / JO Sports. Additional LOA from Steve Grad & Zach Rullo/ PSA DNA.

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    May, 2005
    14th Saturday
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