Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! TOMMY BURNS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/24/1949 - HFSID 252541. TOMMY BURNS Lost his heavyweight crown to Jack Johnson in 1908.
Scarce ALS: "Tommy Burns", 1p, 5½x3¼. No place, 1949 July 24. To Roy Pitts, Anniston, Alabama. Penned on verso of penny postcard, not postmarked, self-addressed by Pitts.
Keep thinking kindly about every one, no matter what they have done & you will keep healthy & happy always. Burns won a 20 round decision in Los Angeles on February 23, 1906, winning the World Heavyweight Championship from Marvin Hart. He lost his title two years later in Sydney, Australia on December 26, 1908, when Jack Johnson knocked down Burns in the 14th round and the police stopped the fight. Mounting remnants at upper left and right blank corners on verso, which also bears pencil notes (unknown hand), no show through.
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