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)
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.
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.