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1953 Tournament of Champions / Diamond Belt /
Mid-Atlantic AAU Championships

 
 

Sponsored by the Philadelphia Inquirer

 
     
 

OPEN

     
 

WEIGHT CLASS

WINNER RUNNER-UP  
  112 Bobby Singleton
23rd PAL
Charlie Branch
23rd PAL
 
  119 Jackie Lennon
15th PAL
Mose Jones
6-9 PAL
 
  125 Fred Fuller
39th PAL
Carl Hubbard
17th PAL
 
  132 Mickey Rosati
Unattached
Warren Smith
39th PAL
 
  139 Eddie Corma
33rd PAL
Carmen Bartolomeo
33rd PAL
 
  147 Fred Terry
14th PAL
James Turner
Chris Perry Lodge
 
  156 Tom Nelson
Eastside
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  165 John Butler
Chris Perry Lodge
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  178 John Knight
41st PAL
Ed Washington
17th PAL
 
  HVY Jimmy McCarter
Lloyd A.C. Chester
Allen Thompson
39th PAL
 
 

TEAM AWARD

23rd PAL
Dir: ?
   
         
         
 

NOVICE

     
 

WEIGHT CLASS

WINNER RUNNER-UP  
  112 Mel Middleton
33rd PAL
William Jones
23rd PAL
 
  119 Sidney 'Sweet Pea' Adams
6-9 PAL
Douglas Bivins
Yorkside
 
  125 Garnet 'Sugar' Hart
23rd PAL
Herb Cornicher
39th PAL
 
  132 Joseph Faro
41st PAL
Oliver Maxwell
23rd PAL
 
  139 Cleveland Cherry
23rd PAL
Wilbur Ross
42nd PAL
 
  147 James DeShields
39th PAL
Charles Abrams
Annunciation
 
  156 Jimmy Hopkins
Annunciation
Bernard Phillips
23rd PAL
 
  165 John Ellison
Eastside
John Herman
Gloucester PAL
 
  178 Ernie Giddings
23rd PAL
Tony Grandinetti
Mickey's Gym
 
  HVY James Pickney
23rd PAL
Carl Weaver
39th PAL
 
         
       
 

Singleton

Branch

Adams

Hart

Bartolomeo

 

 

McCarter

 
                   
 

 

 

1953 Philadelphia Golden Gloves Championships

 
 

Sponsored by the Philadelphia Daily News

 
     
 

    OPEN DIVISION - GOLDEN GLOVES

   
 

WEIGHT CLASS

WINNER RUNNER-UP  
  112 ?
 
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  118 ?
 
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  126 ?
 
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  135 ?
 
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  147 ?
 
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  160 ?
 
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  175 ?
 
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  HVY ?
 
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TEAM AWARD

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    NOVICE DIVISION - SILVER GLOVES

   
 

WEIGHT CLASS

WINNER RUNNER-UP  
  112 ?
 
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  118 ?
 
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  126 ?
 
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  135 ?
 
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  147 ?
 
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  160 ?
 
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  175 ?
 
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  HVY ?
 
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