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Champion works out
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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David “Davey” S. Moore was born on November 1, 1933 Springfield, Ohio. He was an American featherweight world champion boxer and a member of the 1952 United States boxing team. Moore fought professionally 1953–63. He died on March 25, 1963 as a result of injuries sustained in a boxing match with Ultiminio Ramos Zaqueira, better known as Sugar Ramos.
First photograph caption dated August 11, 1959 reads "Davey Moore, world featherweight champion, works on heavy bag while training for his 15-round title defense against Hogan Bassey Aug. 19 at the Olympic Auditorium." Second photograph caption dated March 16, 1963 reads "Davey Moore."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Moore, Davey,--1933-1963
Boxers (Sports)
Bag punching
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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