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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Jimmy Briggs

BORN   April 14 1880; Stoughton, Massachusetts (Resided in Chelsea, Massachusetts)
HEIGHT 5-3
WEIGHT 130 lbs
MANAGER Steve Mahoney
1898
Jan  1 Joe Shea                    Boston, Ma                       W  2
       Young Carew                 Boston, Ma                       W  3
       Kid Mulholand               Boston, Ma                       W  3
       Dan Snyder                  Boston, Ma                       D  4
       Dan Snyder                  Boston, Ma                       D  4
Nov 17 Tom Jones                   Boston, Ma                      KO  3
Dec  6 "Boston Kid" Lavigne        Boston, Ma                       D  4
Dec 20 Tom Jones                   Boston, Ma                      KO  2

1899
Jan 13 Young Booth                 Chelsea, Ma                      W  4
Jan 25 Henry Andrewski             Chelsea, Ma                     KO  2
Feb 20 Young Booth                 Chelsea, Ma                     KO  1
Feb 22 Tom Dolan                   Chelsea, Ma                      W  4
Mar  7 George Murray               Chelsea, Ma                      W  4
Apr 10 Dan Synder                  Chelsea, Ma                      W  4
Apr 19 George Murray               Chelsea, Ma                      W  4
May  8 Charles "Jig" Stone         Boston, Ma                       W  5
May 29 Charles "Jig" Stone         Norwood, Ma                      W  4
Jun 12 "Boston Kid" Lavigne        Norwood, Ma                      D  3
Nov  6 Tim Harrington              Cambridge, Ma                    W  6
Nov 23 "Boston Kid" Lavigne        Brockton, Ma                     D 12
Dec 22 Charles "Jig" Stone         Boston, Ma                       W  4

1900
Jan  1 Charles "Jig" Stone         Boston, Ma                       W  4
Jan 15 Spike Haley                 Boston, Ma                       W  4
Jan 22 Spike Haley                 Boston, Ma                       L  6
Jan 29 Dan Snyder                  Boston, Ma                       D  6
Feb  1 Tom Duffy                   Boston, Ma                       W  6
Feb 22 Tom Heffernan               Cambridge, Ma                    W  6
Feb 26 Allie "Butts" Alberts       Boston, Ma                       W  6
Feb 28 Johnny "Young" Saxe         Boston, Ma                      KO  2
Mar  8 Kid Fanning                 Boston, Ma                       W  4
Mar 12 George Boles                Boston, Ma                       W 10
Apr 16 Kid Fanning                 Boston, Ma                      KO  5
Apr 20 Spike Haley                 Boston, Ma                       D  6
May 11 Spike Haley                 Boston, Ma                       W 10
Jun  4 Jack Flavin                 Chelsea, Ma                     KO  5
Aug 30 Billy Ryan                  Lynn, Ma                        KO  3
Nov  5 Tom Duffy                   Lynn, Ma                         D 15
Dec 11 Billy Gardner               Boston, Ma                      LT 12
Dec 14 Jack McVicker               Lynn, Ma                        KO  9
Dec 27 Jim Moriarty                Lowell, Ma                       D 15

1901
Jan 22 Billy Ryan                  Chelsea, Ma                      W  6
Oct 24 Joe Sweeney                 Cambridge, Ma                   KO  5
Nov 28 Mike Haley                  Portsmouth, NH                  KO  6
Dec 26 Jack Fraser                 South Portland Me                L 15
          -Briggs failed to stop Fraser

1902
Jan  9 Fred Bryson                 Cambridge, Ma                    L  6
Jan 10 Harry Raymond               Boston, Ma                       W  6
Jan 31 George Phalen               Lewiston, Me                     W 15
Mar  3 Jack Smith                  Boston, Ma                       W  6
Mar 20 Charles "Jig" Stone         East Boston, Ma                  D  6
Mar 24 Dan Snyder                  Boston, Ma                      KO  5
Mar 31 Tom Daly                    Boston, Ma                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Daly did not show
Mar 31 Fred Bryson                 Boston, Ma                       D  6
Apr  4 Mike Sears                  Lewiston, Me                     L 15
May  5 Dan Snyder                  Boston, Ma                       D  6
May  7 Young Fitzsimmons           North Walpole, Ma               KO  6
Jun 26 Jack Hamilton               North Walpole, Ma                D 15
Jul  8 Jack Lowery                 Providence, RI                   D 10
Jul 31 Jack Hamilton               North Walpole, Ma                L 15
Oct  1 Moses "Mose" King           Stafford Springs, Ct            KO 10
Nov  7 Dave Sullivan               Boston, Ma                      LF  7
Nov 24 Austin Rice                 Providence, RI                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Police prevented it
Dec 16 Austin Rice                 North Adams, Ma                  D  6
Dec 19 Joe Bernstein               Boston, Ma                       D 12

1903
Jan 28 Abe "Kid" Goodman           Boston, Ma                       D  6
Feb  6 Tommy Feltz                 Boston, Ma                       D 10
Feb 23 Billy Ryan                  Boston, Ma                       D 10
Mar 10 Gilbert "Kid" Goulette      Boston, Ma                      KO  7
Mar 12 Tommy Feltz                 Lawrence, Ma                     W 12
Mar 23 Fred Bryson                 Chelsea, Ma                      W 15
Mar 31 Jim Lewes                   New Bedford, Ma                 KO  4
Apr  8 Abe "Kid" Goodman           Boston, Ma                       D 15
Apr 20 Austin Maguire              Boston, Ma                      KO  3
May  7 Fred Bryson                 Boston, Ma                       D 15
May 22 Tommy Daly                  Boston, Ma                       W 15
May 30 Tommy Daly                  Boston, Ma                       W 15
Jun 17 Abe "Kid" Goodman           Boston, Ma                       D 12
Jun 29 Young Corbett II            Boston, Ma                       L 10
Jul 22 Young Corbett II            Boston, Ma                       L 10
Oct 20 Terry McGovern              Boston, Ma                       L 15
Nov 17 William "Kid" Broad         Boston, Ma                       W 15
Nov 28 Sammy Smith                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec  9 Herman "Kid" Stein          Philadelphia, Pa                TK  4

1904
Jan 12 Dave Sullivan               Boston, Ma                       L 15
Jan 25 Kid Sullivan                Portland, Me                     D 15
Feb 22 Tom King                    New Bedford, Ma                 KO 10
Feb 27 Jack O'Neil                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr  4 Jack Lowery                 Portland, Me                     W 12
Apr  8 Charles Neary               Milwaukee, WI                    L  6
Apr 22 Charles Neary               Milwaukee, WI                    L  6
May  9 Kid Thomas                  Gloucester, Ma                  TK  2
May 14 Eddie Haney                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jun 12 Jim Davenport               Bath, Me                        KO  4
Jun 20 Billy Willis                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jul  4 Chester Goodwin             Adams, Ma                        D  8
Aug 23 Kid Williams                Bangor, Me                       W  4
Sep  1 Jack Hamilton               Bellows Falls, Vt                W 15
Sep  4 Kid Pantz                   Turners Falls, Ma                L 15
Oct 12 Kid Pantz                   Boston, Ma                       D  4
Oct 21 Martin Flaherty             Marlborough, Ma                 KO  7
Nov  8 Martin Canole               New Bedford, Ma                  D 10
          -Some sources report "D 12"
Nov 11 Billy Willis                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 24 Peter Sullivan              New Bedford, Ma                  L 15
Dec 23 Charles "Jig" Stone         Chelsea, Ma                      W 15

1905
Jan 16 Peter Sullivan              New Bedford, Ma                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known;
           Many bouts in the state were scheduled and cancelled around this time
Jan 24 Peter Sullivan              New Bedford, Ma                 LF 15
Feb  8 Willie Lewis                Chelsea, Ma                      D 15
Feb 13 Artie Simms                 Brockton, Ma                    KO 10
Feb 22 Sammy Smith                 Salem, Ma                       KO  4
Feb 27 Jack Lowery                 Portsmouth, NH                   W 15
Jun 16 Pete "Kid" Coffey           Manchester, NH                   D 15
Jul 22 Pete "Kid" Coffey           Providence, RI                   W 15
Aug  5 Harry Edels                 Harrisville, Ma                  D 10
Aug 14 John "Unk" Russell          Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 30 John "Unk" Russell          Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct  5 Pete "Kid" Coffey           Lawrence, Ma                     W 15
Oct 27 Arthur Cote                 Saco, Me                         L 15
Oct 30 Arthur Cote                 Portland, Me                     L 15
          -Perhaps, this is the 10/27/1905 bout ?
Nov 27 Arthur Cote                 Portland, Me                     L 15
          -Some sources report "Chelsea, Ma"

1906
Jan  1 Young Erne                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan 12 Pete "Kid" Coffey           New York, NY                    ND  3
Jan 17 Lew Meyers                  Brooklyn, NY                    ND  3
Jan 18 Lew Meyers                  New York, NY                    ND  3
Feb 26 Dave Deshler                Chelsea, Ma                      W 15
Feb 28 Willie Hosey                Albany, NY                       D 20
Apr 30 Charles Neary               Chelsea, Ma                      L 15
Jul 12 Harry Lewis                 Grand Rapids, Mi                 L 10
Sep  3 Harry Lewis                 Saginaw, Mi                      L 15
Sep 20 Kid Sullivan                Baltimore, Md                   LT  9
Nov  2 Steve Kinney                Milwaukee, Wi                    D  8
Dec 28 Frank "Young" Kenny         Lowell, Ma                       L 10

1907
Feb 15 Willie Fitzgerald           Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 19 Arthur Cote                 Chelsea, Ma                      W 10
Apr  3 Charley Sieger              Lymansville, RI                  D 15
Apr 11 Arthur Cote                 New Haven, Ct                    D 15
May 10 Billy Conaty                Calais, Me                       W  6
Jul  3 Arthur Cote                 Calais, Me                      TK  3
Sep 24 John "Unk" Russell          Chelsea, Ma                      L 10
Nov 15 Kid Shea                    Augusta, Me                     ND  6
Nov 21 Billy Freeman               South Berwick, Me               ND  6
Nov 28 Kid Shea                    Haverhill, Ma                    D 12
Dec 27 Arthur Cote                 Lewiston, Me                    ND  6

1908
Jan 31 Arthur Cote                 Biddeford, Me                   ND  6
Feb 27 Dick Nelson                 Lymansville, RI                  D 15
Mar 16 George "Blackspot" Golden   Glens Falls, NY                 ND  6
Mar 20 Kid Williams                Rochester, NY                   ND 10
Mar 25 Dick Nelson                 Lymansville, RI                  D 15
Apr  7 Jimmy Hunt                  Glens Falls, NY                 LF  5
May 21 Willie Fitzgerald           Bridgeport, Ct                  ND 10

*** Most Data Was Provided By Paul Zabala (of IBRO) ***

*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1902
Nov 24 Peter Sullivan              New Bedford, Ma                  L 15
          -Apparently, this bout did not take place

1904
Nov 18 Billy Willis                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6