# 19490615 The Berkshire County Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts) Wednesday, June 15, 1949 p25 CLIP

26--The Berkshire Countr Eagle, Wednesday, June 15, 1949 Pep, World's Champion, Wins Decision Final Two Rounds Prevent Go From Being Total Farce McGuire Beats Btoicn in Best Bout On Card--St. Paul Stopped in Fifth Round--Gate for Show More Than \$3000 Bv JOHN M. FLYNN Sports Editoi of The Eagle Willie Pep of Hartfoid, Conn, woild's featheiweipht boxing champion die%v most of the ciowd and lecened a large share of the gate which exceeded Â§3000, but othei boxeis prodded greater thrills foi the cnstomeis at Wah- conah Paik last night. The champion -won the unanimous decision o^er Al Pennino of Biookhn, N Y , in the 10-ioundei but it was a tame scrap and the only thing that "aied it from being a complete faice w a s the action displaced in the last two frames. Pep's 139th \ictorv It was the l"59lh r ng \ c t o i v foi Pep in 142 fignts and probablv one of the eas est n his 'ong caree- It vva= hi- second Â»tait since Feb 11 w hÂ°n ho regained h s foathei we gn t i t e 'rom Sandv Saddlei La t n c h t : bout w a s a non t e a f f a r \ V i l l e we gned 131 and M 132 Per s = gn"d *o fig it Edd e Co--ipo of Now H a v ^ n n a t i t l e dc fen 5 e at U a t e r b u r v Ju v 12 Man "' agÂ°r Lou V a c u s has booked a l f l 10 round go fo- Pep against J o h r r v LaRus^o of Ne \ York a gl t w e ght at \\ e t Sp.inghÂ«id next Phil P 15 i was oatient in not ; ng the pan tut of the i ng Â« o m e w h e r e a ong the I m p In the !i\th round Penn n i anded a l ght on Pep 5 jaw and \ \ i l l e slapped h i m a few t mes m r e t u t n T-e bout stalled t o v v i t m un a i H i o n thp e i g i t h and t h Â° fans became e n t h u 1 - a ^ t i c in t h Â» n nth round foi the fust t mÂ« du*- rg thp sc-ap P e n n i n o ' a n c o d Â«omÂ» n g n t s to P e p s head and in a i ight cut a b o v e tne i ,at I n t h e f i n a l round \ \ t l l e ;av the S j i e c t i o i s a s i m n l o of ^ class ov sh ft ng c l e v e i ' v a n l Mondav i git a n d also w i l h d \ e lend n g m a n \ b l o v s The\ w e i e .. 1 10 n an o v e i w e g a t bout a t I h e b t m K a f t e r the bel and R-f P ov dence J u n e 27 ei!?0 Pj 3' Ci = e h-ul t o T i n T T o n - h t Pep w i l l refÂ«iee some t h e ^ If t n ^ Md b c c n a " U 1 ' m ? bouU for tne South Center Y o u t h t o m i x II m t h e earlv rounds a^ Association at Spungneld and to t n e v Â« 81 Â« near lhe end t h e f a n s -r-oirow n git. he w ' be at the rr ght h a v e seen a p r e l t v good bou I Newmgton Veteians Hospital or possibh Pennino w o u l d a a v e l Manager Viscusi was not w Ih oeer stopped qu ckh Pep h e i e and the t l amp on w a Bcsl Battle On Program Aces Edge Rail 3-2 on Late Rally Tone's Single In jNinth Brings ^ i n n i n g Score B i r n t t ^ 1 rlr-r Arci \ 1 F M M 1 1 C n nrt Few r l r r ^ J T l t n n ( n m i t i t I I n M i jest r Rf-l u i r a n t Â·* Bnsi R i i l ItcMai 11 t 1 2 Tele * M tor* Inc fl 4 I AST MGKT 1 * R F S t I T B a r r I s T\ f ACPI *? B r a s s FUU S C H F D L I F FOR TTU 1VFEK Tonleht No ?amÂ« scheduled T h u r s d a y Brass Rail is MÂ»!*"^tr Re* a ranfc I ^ 'diiI 1 c j|[ ,,, F r i d a r Dal on Cnmn un H Housa VH PtÂ»tp i Mo The best game of t h e Ctv Baseba 1 League f o i the c i t 'eason w a s l i n e d o n last n ght as B i n U s T v a o f J O h lam* u p w t n a t w o r u the last of Ihp n n h to beat t B l f s R l ! 3 - c h a gel w s N g-me s s n"du pa 1 fo- f i n gh' 1gn p r o ' n - K B H e B a v R o m p '"" s ' ^ "Â· 1 -' 1 ' as L f n c Â° s t n e o omt Am ' p r ' n 1 " "" o pd f o u i mns handled bj B il Gore and J o v n n \ Datro hi, t'aner, The\ a t i u t l 4 ' t e r the Pep Penn no s c i a p CIIAMPIOX O^ IIE E 1 I ^ ( l',"\D: Hi.s p u l u r r t a k . i i nl \ aliconali Park laÂ«l n m h t s h o w s Vi i l l i e I'i p, Â« n r l d f c a l l i p r n c i ^ l boxing r h a m p i o n ( l e f t ) a f t e r lie had hern 1 't in the w r - m h round h one of lhe fex b l o Â« Â« w h i c h \1 P e n n i n o nf B r o o k h n landed i l u n n t ; llie scrap w h i c h w j Â» q m i p t imp u n t i l t h e lnÂ«t IHO slanrm 1'pp Â«cm u u n a n i m o i K derision w i t h o u t e x t e n d i n g h i m s e l f to anÂ» sreil c M p n l tool- r n t \ as n t h 1 i fin I T I P \ o a o H I ,, an i 1 lu I n i i "i s ci i P t ^pd he Â» M o r d a v n -jht and made t ie i |San n on w 11 a ' p o f he tongue h e a d q u a I P I Â» at t i e Hotel Shera a n n oarrced ia t iÂ« e wou d be A~\ ton V scu^i was in New Oi ea n n "n s o n bÂ°fo e tne mam w th ano hei fightei and flew f om b o u t In some respects Joe was t h a t c t v to Tampa to gÂ«t his r am c o l l e c t m t n a f t a t e m e n u b ^ c a u s Â» i'v W T O speni. t ^ e w m t e i and spr n g ' t ^ e Â« x lounc"! between Bobbv Me ' i F l o i f d C u r e 153 of P h i l a d e l p h i a and In hs long c^.eer Pep has been LÂ»on B i o w n 148 of H a i t f o i d stopped once t h a t tn P ocmg w h t n Corn w js DV f a t tie best = i ip of he lost t h e t tie to Saddler He lost the n i g t TMose iug = ed Isegiop a dec sion earlj m h s caieer *o c u ^ !o0ae f o r t h e {ul i Slx l o l u l c j^ Field S a t u i d a y i f t c i n o o n Sa-nmv Angott and 'ought a dra v a , d al h O u , h McGune won the in . E a s t e i n M a s s a c h u s e t t s t i t l i s t w h J i m m M c \ ' i a t e i ' a n i m o u s dec - r- n he met a w o i t h v I s h c u l d n l--e th o u j h ' o u - n a m r n t ThÂ» main e v e n t was the thirl o p p o n e n t r B n w n who tue-d v e r j h t t e i Â» For e \ e r v regu ar u sea Â·=c --p on the p i o g i a m ast night l c ] t o n* en d L o n ^ ]n c l c ^ ^ l a N a n d stalled shoi Iv a f t e r 9 30 ThÂ» M c G u u e Â£^ot a r ght hook to l i v e c r the p u " i , w e i e f u s w p a t h e i was ideal end the Iai 3 o B i o w n , ja\- n thÂ« th rd l o u n d k t i n;e , a v e a r ago w h e n Bio k c r o s d included m a n y fans from v a - o u s parts of the countv Tre , h o H a 'o d bov and flooi ng h n 3 _' m Brockton Team Has Plenty Of Tournament Experience BPOCKTON--If P U fie d H gh t h e - e \ is m i d e i t 1 - e - Â·-hould ar'eat B ockton H gh for ' n t n h- I rl wo K i t the state baseball c i o w n at B i a v e , -", , , ^ ^ TM TM\ '- t h e Du 10 r ~l R w a l H n t n i tn 1 i as f iat v co in T Fi t j n I n a t r Â·n n i l an 1 t nr r hall a m p i i p j | m o r t i t m U \ e ' 1 ff n an J i s aci f of Now Bedf-n Fi si h B o r k t o n h at FT in i a \ ij the n t h e s iu J i, secor ni 3 - I -fin 1 i rn n i n r Mi I P\ Ca Tie lo w h o l a , in the rar n o A s rn 1 p a i C, ., M r - t i e s P A' i In tl P l J i % P i ,, t i m t. n \ h n Â» w I o, Ah en i \ n to so p i P h 1 r r'pd t h e s-rl fl "d to Â· ght fb i i t f n f ( n n , M i d D ck B n iioer of au o^obi wa.s m u c i l a i g e r t h a n w o u d n a \ e been t h e Canad an \ r r e n c i n at base-ball game for the same number of spec ators Pack Few Real Punches n g h i s f e t t right out f i o m i.rdci ' l o n b o w c - 1 to Sp mjfield C i t h e d r 1 ^' k / . RÂ° CH ' " u ., ',, ^ KÂ«, ,,,/, !,,,,, ,,,, ,, ,, u , ... hn c h a m p c n s h p g f rre a , , " i a m p ' 1 I n f n e t n r d l o u n d M t G u t i e w a w a i r e d bj R-efeiee Joe \ \ o i t l o ki foi hilt ng on the bleak Leon ad the bettei of a l i v e l y exchange ml bei o r I n e o heis vve P mem the s ale cha n ^ i o n a p Leg n ) u n or i l j b list j t i e fifth round but Bobbv i w h a t enge theie v^as in t h Â» sx n f r a m e P ttshÂ»ld f a n s w i l l w a n t o , -- - - - A A l t h o u g h the fans w e r e not ex- 1 ,, mo e ol t n o e t w o ,, cra pp ,, pectmg a ternhc fight in t h e ma n and p l f ^oter Joe DeMar a w i l l a r I I L o f t o n b e m f r go thev had counted on more ac- r , n ge it foi p u t t i n g on at t a c t v e t i o n t h a n occurred m thÂ» fir-t fight caicK s his bu^np^ -ouid The b o v s went at things I St P a u l 178 of Spi ngfield u ed n a manner that w o u M not h a v e , 1 0 fight mam bouts but he h i s n a m e d a child The act seemed j slipped c c n s d e i a b l y and fa lÂ»d " A thou;h B i o k t o n s team z av ei ige l u i ng t n Â« ?\ game schedule w a s o n ' v 1 1 . , Of " n i n P C U D li d n pi t e I t ! i - l a r a i Â» t i i d n I l i o n \ 3 1 1 1 ^ I ' I 2 ^ n b a t t ^ n i 1 tl f ( _ " ) Â· i ) M u K out l Â« r t U t ( 1 1 0 - 1 a l p a Â·* c ft li -I " m 1 i I o h - ii ' P, p i i h r i 1 1 r i P u th i i p ie\ v t o h d ,, n n on Â« h Â· h -Â· \ T k t L i 1 Boahv * t t P i % E I T a r d t 1 t il 1 I R e 1 01 D * t t I 1 1 kp slow motion w i t h the idea of s h a v i n g a mouie w i t h o u t w a k i n g it ThÂ» pcond round was a l i t t l e fast- \ e w a i k , N J Negro pr nut not much and still n o t h i n g the scales at 176 go thp l o u t p in the scheduled eif, i t l l o u n d Â«em final w i t h S p o L o f t o n w h o tipped w m n " i on a to h n al k n o c l - o u t E die D i a k " of MPI don nnn 121 w o l a sn ripe ion o v e r Bil Fob" ts 120 o' B o s t i n m a s x lounc'e- R p f e r e e Pugl cse and Jurlgp loe Br st"" v o t ^ d f c l D ak- 1 to w i te home about In w a t c h i n g A series of b ows sent St Paul Â·ho third round I gamed the im- d o w n m thÂ» second round and a press on that Penn no was not I It ft to the c h i n foiled him v o t e d for P n i ^ r t s In mv c i i ion t i e c c . \ p r Drake was th w i n n e r bv a c o m f o r t a b l e m i g n In th- open ng foi: much of a fighter and Pep did not intend to cut loose The fourth round saw Will e on h s back but it was due to wrestling and not an punching George McKenne-* 141 of A l m m M s ' at fa \ l o o a \ a t IP I ' Â· i i i a i I t( i \i C P\ n t a f t i \\ a B u o i a 1 ,1 p IP a Â» c ) ilia n of I a \ t l l u p t \an G t taf on a i ., n f)-* i i and i B u a u t l { a \ In t e s-i i i e ' u l a i ca n p a _ n o-( i md a 'o i h i d p i - i d h i Gu a' on f a n n j 10 n' " h r f s i n i t w "e k s m 1 b u 11 H hr L I CT o h m \ " 0 w a fi l PI - iv Pd t " ^n I al ^ a n ^ w D u i f e e foi ^--M^^. 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### Clipped from The Berkshire County Eagle, 15 Jun 1949, Wed, Page 25

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