Sport: Baby Baer

In Washington's Griffith Stadium one night last week 25,000 fight fans yelled themselves limp. It was the first round of Washington's first world-championship heavyweight fight, and there, hanging over the ropes head first, was Joe Louis, the champ. The boxer who had dumped him on to the ring apron was 25-year-old Buddy Baer, baby brother of onetime

Champion Max Baer. Baby Baer, a 237-Ib. giant who towers 6 ft. 6½ in., is 35 Ib. heavier and 5½ inches taller than Joe Louis. But he went into the ring a 10-to-1 underdog.

To see a 10-to-1 underdog belt a champion through the ropes...

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