Sport: Papa Baer Did

In one corner of the ring sat the buffoon of heavyweights, U. S. ex-Champion Max Baer, sometimes described as Madcap Max of the faint heart, now billed as attempting a serious comeback. In the other corner sat the heavyweight champion of the British Empire, Welshman Tommy Farr, loser to Joe Louis and Jim Braddock in his two U. S. fights, clumsy but courageous, now billed as the owner of a newly-developed punch. The odds were 2-to-1 on Farr, who had beaten Baer in London eleven months ago.

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