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Paul J. Pitzlin

BORN   Immigrated from Prussia
WEIGHT 151-152 lbs

Pitzlin was a muscular and clever boxer who carried a solid punch; He focused more on athletic and physical instruction than competitive fighting

Pitzlin had a good reputation as a fighter but data is rare; If anyone comes across information, please contact Tracy Callis


Undated
       Frank "Dutch" Neil           St. Louis, Mo                     L   

1887
Feb  3 W.J. Clifford                Santa Fe, NM                     KO   
Feb 12 Harry Pierson                Santa Fe, NM                     TK  7

          -Pitzlin fought in Albuquerque, NM during the late 1880s

1890
Nov    Arthur Upham                 Galveston, Tx                    KO 10

1891
Jan  2 Arthur Upham                 Galveston, Tx                    LT 23
          -Some sources report 1/03/91

1895
Jan 25 -Prof. P. J. Pitzlin, Now organizing a class in physical
          culture, club swinging, dumb bells exercises and boxing
          a specialty. Twelve years experience. All the latest 
          scientific points taught. No hard hitting. For particulars
          call at Twell's Cigar Store. Old papers for sale at this
          office EVANSVILLE (From The Logansport Indiana Reporter)

          To whom concerned: 
          We the undersigned, have known Prof. Paul Pitzlin
          for a long time, and take pleasure in fully endorsing
          him as a most competent teacher of athletics in all
          branches. He is a straight forward, honorable man; 
          sober, industrious,and careful in his instructions,
          and the pupils he turns out are a credit to any 
          teacher in his profession. We endorse him fully as
          a man of his word in every particular

*** Photo Provided By William Schutte ***

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
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