Sport: Boogie-Woogie Bomber

The sporting press has found a "little Joe Louis," lightweight Ray Robinson. Young Robinson, a Harlem "hep-cat" just a half-inch under six feet tall, is neither little nor does he bear much resemblance to the world's heavyweight champion. But the way the skinny 139-pounder brushed off onetime Welterweight Champion Fritzie Zivic—steel-tough, ring-wise and seven pounds heavier—in a ten-round match at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden last week showed that another Negro was punching his way into ring history. In 115 fights, amateur and professional, Robinson has never been licked.

Ray Robinson, born Walker...

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