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Carl E Morris Heavyweight Contender Who Twice Fought Jack Dempsey In 1918 Vintage 1921 Original Postcard

Carl E Morris Heavyweight Contender Who Twice Fought Jack Dempsey In 1918 Vintage 1921 Original Postcard

Carl E. Morris heavyweight contender who twice fought Jack Dempsey in 1918 vintage 1921 black & white 3 1/4" x 5 1/4" original postcard.

The reverse contains 1912 and 1913 fight stats.

Condition good (soiling with some edge wear and creasing throughout)

Price: £25

Carl E. Morris (February 23, 1887 - July 11, 1951) who was known as the Oklahoma White Hope.

He was a heavyweight, fighting at 225-240 pounds. He was 6 feet 4 inches tall.

Biography
He was born on February 23, 1887 in Fulton, Kentucky. On December 16, 1918 he lost a fight to Jack Dempsey at the Louisiana Auditorium in New Orleans.

In later life he worked as a steam shovel operator.

He died on July 11, 1951 in Pasadena, California of cancer.