Sport: Joe's 21st

For the 21st time since he won it from Jim Braddock in 1937, the incomparable Joe Louis successfully defended his title by knocking out vast (255¼ lb.) Abe Simon, who looks like a worried cigar-store Indian, in 0:16 of the sixth round last week in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden. Simon and his manager, James Joy Johnston, the aging Boy Bandit, screamed that the count was short; 18,220 fans screamed with delight. Joe turned his purse, estimated at $45,000, over to the Army Emergency Relief Fund. Promoter Mike Jacobs rewarded him with a dozen...

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