Sport: Winner & New Champeen!

Arnold Raymond Cream, who fights under the name of Jersey Joe Walcott, is a first-rate boxer, and he can hit. Many a fan who saw him fight Joe Louis in 1947 (he knocked Louis down in the first round, nearly knocked him out in the fourth) thought Jersey Joe got a raw decision then. In the 21 years he has been bouncing around the fight game, Jersey Joe has had a lot of tough breaks. In all, Joe tried four times against Joe Louis and Ezzard Charles. Last week in Pittsburgh's Forbes Field before...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!