Mike Michael Jacobs Signed Album Page Boxing HOF D. 1953

Mike Jacobs (D. 1953) was a protégé of iconic boxing promoter Tex Rickard, Jacobs took the reins of the New York City boxing world upon Rickard's 1929 death, but his big break would come in 1935 when he met the management team of then up-and-coming African American heavyweight contender Joe Louis. Here we present twenty-five signed checks from this Branch Rickey of boxing, the man best remembered for his promotion of Louis during a time when informal barriers blocking black boxers from title shots still stood.

Offered is a signed (approximately) 3” x 5” album page has been signed by this very tough Boxing HOFer in black steel tipped pen!



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Mike Michael Jacobs Signed Album Page Boxing HOF D. 1953