Tag: Arnold R. Cream (aka Jersey Joe Walcott)

  • An Off Day At Jersey Joe Walcott’s Training Camp

    An Off Day At Jersey Joe Walcott’s Training Camp

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1948 On the days Jersey Joe Walcott doesn’t box for his forthcoming return bout with heavyweight champion Joe Louis there’s little activity at his Grenloch Park training camp. Yesterday was one of Walcott’s off days and the camp personnel took it easy. In the group are, sitting, left to right,…

  • Walcott Already in the Pink for Oma Battle Night

    Walcott Already in the Pink for Oma Battle Night

    Camden Courier Post – May 18, 1946 South Jersey Sports By TOM RYAN We received word from Joey Allen yesterday that Jersey Joe Walcott will be in the pink for his forthcoming fight against Lee Oma. Allen, who trains Walcott, wrote from Summit, where Walcott is conditioning, that the Merchantville clubber never was in better…

  • Nearly 4000 Witness Old-Timers in Action

    Nearly 4000 Witness Old-Timers in Action

    Camden Courier Post – December 20, 1939 Past and Present South Jersey Boxers Go Through Paces in Charity Show NO DECISIONS RENDERED By FRANK KOPESKY They turned back the sporting pages last night, month after month, year after year. And out of the staring type and paling newsprint stepped the images of youths who in…

  • Ex-Fighters Are Set for Charity Show

    Ex-Fighters Are Set for Charity Show

    Camden Courier Post – December 18, 1939 Jersey Joe Walcott and Roxie Allen in Feature at Civic Hall Tomorrow Present and past greats of Camden boxing will do their all for charity tomorrow night, when they appear on a card sponsored by the United Democratic Clubs of Camden at the Camden Convention Hall. Fifteen bouts…

  • Ketchell-Walcott Even in Camden Mitt Tilt

    Ketchell-Walcott Even in Camden Mitt Tilt

    Bridgewater Courier-News – July 15, 1936 Camden – Billy Ketchell, 181, Millville, and Jersey Joe Walcott, 180, Merchantville, battled to a 10-round draw in the windup bout of a boxing show here last night. In the semi-final, Joe Allen, 135, Camden, took the decision over Johnny Toomey, 136, Newark, in eight rounds. Joey Straiges, Camden…

  • Allen Beats Toomey

    Allen Beats Toomey

    Camden Courier Post – July 15, 1936 By FRANK KOPESKY South Jersey fight fans still are at odds over the superiority of their “Jersey Joe” Walcott, the Merchantville “Brown Bomber,” and the veteran Billy Ketchell, of Millville, tangled at the Pennsauken Open Air Arena last night and engaged in a 10-round draw. A gathering of…

  • Joey Allen to Meet Tough Foe in Toomey

    Joey Allen to Meet Tough Foe in Toomey

    Camden Courier Post – July 13, 1936 Newark Lightweight May End Local’s Streak Here in Semi-final Tomorrow Walcott vs Ketchell in 10-Round Windup A keen two-fisted scrap, which should rival the “Jersey Joe” Walcott-Billy Ketchell featured match, has been arranged for the eight- round semi-final of the Atlas Boxing Club’s show tomorrow night at the…