PHILLY BOXING HISTORY

  

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PHILLIES BALL PARK MAIN EVENTS

 
       
 

1904 - (1 show)

   
 

July 23, 1904

Bob Fitzsimmons ND6 Phila. Jack O'Brien

Attendance: 6,000*
Promoter: E. H. Crowhurst / Evening Telegraph

 
       
 

1905-1918    

- (No shows)  
       
       
 

1919 - (4 shows)

   
 

June 16, 1919

Benny Leonard W6 Johnny Dundee

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

July 28, 1919

Johnny Kilbane W6 Joey Fox

Attendance: 15,000*
Promoter: James Dougherty

 
       
 

August 11, 1919

Benny Leonard W6 Patsy Cline

Attendance: 18,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

September 4, 1919

Benny Leonard W6 Soldier Bartfield

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1920 - (2 shows)   

   
 

June 7, 1920

Johnny Dundee W8 Billy DeFoe

Attendance: 7,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

July 12, 1920

Lew Tendler W8 Willie Jackson

Attendance: ?
Promoter: Pete Moran

 
       
 

1921 - (3 shows)

   
 

June 29, 1921

George 'KO' Chaney W8 Joe Tiplitz

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

August 24, 1921

Lew Tendler D8 Sailor Friedman

Attendance: 15,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

September 13, 1921

Lew Tendler W8 Sailor Friedman

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1922 - (4 shows)

   
 

June 6, 1922

Lew Tendler KO6 Bobby Barrett

Attendance: 20,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

July 10, 1922

Harry Greb W8 Tommy Loughran

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

August 24, 1922

Gene Tunney W8 Tommy Loughran

Attendance: 22,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

September 11, 1922

Lew Tendler W8 Ever Hammer

Attendance: 20,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1923 - (5 shows)

   
 

May 24, 1923

Bobby Wolgast W8 Pancho Villa

Attendance: 21,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

June 18, 1923

Lew Tendler W8 Pal Moran

Attendance: 26,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

July 9, 1923

Benny Leonard W8 Alex Hart

Attendance: 35,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

August 13, 1923

Luis Firpo TKO2 Charley Weinert

Attendance: 20,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

September 7, 1923

Benny Leonard W8 Johnny Mendelsohn

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1924 - (4 shows)   

   
 

June 2, 1924

Mickey Walker W10 Lew Tendler

Attendance: 18,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

July 21, 1924

Lew Tendler D10 Bobby Barrett

Attendance: 30,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

September 8, 1924

Jack Renault W10 George Godfrey

Attendance: 25,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

October 1, 1924

Mickey Walker KO6 Bobby Barrett

Attendance: ?
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

1925 - (2 shows)

   
 

June 23, 1925

Danny Kramer W10 Bobby Garcia

Attendance: 20,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

August 10, 1925

Danny Kramer KO1 George 'KO' Chaney

Attendance: 17,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1926 - (4 shows)

   
 

May 31, 1926

Leo 'Kid' Roy W10 Danny Kramer

Attendance: 13,000*
Promoter: Jules Aronson

 
       
 

June 28, 1926

Matt Adgie D10 Jack Doval

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

July 26, 1926

Tommy Herman W10 Leo 'Kid' Roy

Attendance: 15,000*
Promoter: Jules Aronson

 
       
 

August 23, 1926

Tommy Herman KO2 Leo 'Kid' Roy

Attendance: ?
Promoter: Jules Aronson

 
       
 

1927 - (3 shows)

   
 

June 6, 1927

Matt Adgie W10 Eddie Huffman

Attendance: ?
Promoter: Jules Aronson

 
       
 

July 25, 1927

Billy Wallace W10 Tommy Herman

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

September 8, 1927

Billy Wallace TKO3 Al Gordon

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1928 - (4 shows)

   
 

June 27, 1928

Harry Blitman W10 Tony Canzoneri

Attendance: ?
Promoter:
Jules Aronson

 
       
 

July 9, 1928

Matt Adgie WDQ4 Mike McTigue

Attendance: ?
Promoter:
Jules Aronson

 
       
 

August 20, 1928

Pete Latzo W10 Matt Adgie

Attendance: 18,000*
Promoter:
Jules Aronson

 
       
 

October 1, 1928

Tommy Loughran W10 Jack Gross I

Attendance: 17,679
Promoter: Jules Aronson

 
       
 

1929 - (3 shows)

   
 

June 3, 1929

George Godfrey TKO7 Jimmy Byrne

Attendance: 14,000*
Promoter:
Jules Aronson

 
       
 

July 24, 1929

Billy Wallace W10 Johnny Jadick

Attendance: ?
Promoter:
Jules Aronson

 
       
 

September 18, 1929

Benny Bass WDQ2 Armando Santiago

Attendance: 16,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

1930 - (2 shows)

   
 

June 23, 1930

Primo Carnera WDQ5 George Godfrey

Attendance: 35,002
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

July 21, 1930

Tony Canzoneri W10 Benny Bass

Attendance: ?
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

1931 - (2 shows)   

   
 

July 15, 1931

Kid Chocolate TKO7 Benny Bass

Attendance: ?
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

September 9, 1931

Tommy Loughran W10 Jack Gross III

Attendance: 15,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1932 - (2 shows)  

   
 

June 16, 1932

Kid Chocolate W10 Roger Bernard

Attendance: 10,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

July 18, 1932

Johnny Jadick W10 Tony Canzoneri II

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1933 - (1 show)    

   
 

September 27, 1933

Tommy Loughran W15 Jack Sharkey

Attendance: ?
Promoter: Arena Corp. / Fried & Fishman

 
       
 

1934 - (1 show)

   
 

July 30, 1934

Benny Bass W10 Johnny Jadick

Attendance: 15,000*
Promoter: Arena Corp. / Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

1935 - (2 shows)      

   
 

June 19, 1935

Tommy Loughran W10 Ray Impellitiere

Attendance: 7,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

September 11, 1935

Al Ettore W12 Leroy Haynes II

Attendance: 11,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

1936 - (1 show)      

   
 

June 22, 1936

Al Ettore W15 Leroy Haynes III

Attendance: 15,000*
Promoter: Taylor & Gunnis

 
       
 

1937 - (2 shows)     

   
 

June 15, 1937

John Henry Lewis W15 Al Ettore III

Attendance: 15,000*
Promoter: Herman Taylor

 
       
 

July 27, 1937

Henry Armstrong KO4 Benny Bass

Attendance: ?
Promoter: ?

 
       
 

1938 - (1 show)      

   
 

May 25, 1938

Jimmy Adamick TKO4 Al Ettore II

Attendance: 7,000*
Promoter: ?

 
       
       
     
  * Attendance figures marked with an asterisk are estimates taken from newspaper reports and are not exact.  
       
 

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