8.125 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.64 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

7th Round & "Exchange 4 col / 1st Tues. Sports" (handwritten in pencil on back); "CHRIS KJOBECH / MAY 26 1958" (stamped in purple ink onto back); "TR E MAY 27 1958" (stamped in purple ink onto caption affixed to back)

Black and white photograph of light-heavyweight boxing champion Archie Moore in dark trunks (right) with Charlie Norkus in light trunks (left) at the San Francisco Civic Auditorium during a boxing match. Photo captures the instant where both fighters are making contact. Moore has just landed a punch with his right fist to Norkus' ribs, while Norkus has landed a left punch to Moore's right cheek. Photo surface has been highlighted with gray and black paint to emphasize ropes, facial hair and other areas and there are white cropping registration marks--all for reproduction purposes. Caption affixed to back reads: "BOTH CONNECT--Charlie Norkus (left) and light heavyweight champion Archie Moore exchange blows during the seventh round of their fight at the San Francisco Civic Auditorium last night. Moore, who weighed in at 194 pounds, had no trouble gaining a unanimous decision over his opponent in the 10-rounder before 3,329 fans."

Archie MooreFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archie_Moore (8/17/2007)Archie Moore whose birth name was Archibald Wright (December 13, 1913 _ December 9, 1998) was a light heavyweight world boxing champion. A native of Benoit, Mississippi, raised in St. Louis, Mo., he died four days short of his 85th (or 82nd) birthday, in his adopted home of San Diego, California. He was also a social figure, and a man who became involved in African American causes once his days as a fighter were finally over. His nickname was "The Old Mongoose." He holds the record for the most knockouts by any boxer, at 145. Bill Graham Civic AuditoriumFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Civic_Auditorium (9/19/2007)The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is an indoor arena in San Francisco, California currently named after Bill Graham. It was originally named the San Francisco Civic Auditorium.It hosted the NBA's San Francisco Warriors from 1964 to 1967. The arena held 7,000 people and was built in 1915. It hosted the 1920 Democratic National Convention.The venue has also hosted concerts by such artists as the Grateful Dead, Widespread Panic, Green Day, Snoop Dogg, Oasis, Velvet Revolver, Muse, The Killers, Snow Patrol, Pearl Jam, Weezer, Primus, Tenacious D, Tori Amos and Tiユsto.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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