‘Panther’ Beats ‘Hurricane’


In Minneapolis on Monday, July 29, 1957, Dale wrote, “Our street is being repaired and I can’t get my car out.  Rode to work with Stan.  Patterson beat Jackson in defense of his heavyweight title.”  I must have parked my car at the Shell station across the street overnight.  Above: Floyd ‘Panther’ Patterson slugs Tommy ‘Hurricane’ Jackson.

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