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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Solly Burns
(Fred Gall)

BORN   Des Moines, Iowa
WEIGHT 135 lbs
1912
May 11 Joe Lacey                   Coalinga, Ca                       W 10
May 22 Willie Robinson             Oakland, Ca                        D  6
Jun  5 Willie Robinson             Oakland, Ca                        W  6
Aug  3 Walter Scott                Daly City, Ca                      D  6
Aug  9 Willie Hoppe                San Francisco, Ca                  L  4
Oct 29 Frankie Gage                Los Angeles, Ca                    D 10

1913
Jan 30 Hal Kelly                   El Paso, Tx                       ND  6
Feb 22 David "Babe" Picato         Vernon, Ca                        LT  4

1914
Jan  1 Georgie Moss                Vernon, Ca                        NC   
Feb  6 Henry Hickey                San Francisco, Ca                 LK  3
Mar 24 Abe Sherman                 San Diego, Ca                      W  4

1915
Mar  5 Dave Smith                  Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico   W 10
Dec 13 Willie Doyle                New York, NY                      WF  4
Dec 25 Johnny Nelson               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 28 Tommy McFarland             Boston, Ma                         W  8

1916
Feb 12 Eddie Wagond                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 19 Eddie Wagond                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 26 Johnny O'Leary              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May  9 Jimmy Hanlon                St. Paul, Mn                      ND 10
Oct 10 Jack Burke                  Minneapolis, Mn                   ND 10

1917
Apr  9 Charley Suter               Des Moines, Ia                    KO  5
Apr 18 Rich Kennealy               Moline, Il                        KO   
Apr 19 Butch Kenneally             Moline, Il                        TK  3
Apr 26 Jimmy Minor                 Des Moines, Ia                    ND 10
May 18 Al Baldwin                  Des Moines, Ia                    ND 10
May 28 Charles Aronson             Des Moines, Ia                    KO  1
Jun  9 Johnny Noye                 Minneapolis, Mn                   WF  4
Jul 19 Johnny Noye                 Des Moines, Ia                    ND 10
Aug  7 Andy Dans                   Des Moines, Ia                    ND 10
Aug 16 Jimmy Minor                 Des Moines, Ia                    ND 10
Oct  1 Harry Cook                  Perry, Ia                         ND 10
Nov  5 Johnny Cashill              Des Moines, Ia                    TK  7

1918
Mar 25 Jack Casey                  Des Moines, Ia                    KO  2
Apr  5 Johnny Rose                 Des Moines, Ia                    ND 12
Apr 17 Richie Mitchell             Ottawa, Il                        ND 10

1919
Feb 18 Jimmy Hanlon                Des Moines, Ia                    ND 10
Feb 27 Johnny Noye                 Des Moines, Ia                    LF  8
Mar 17 Mike Paulson                Minneapolis, Mn                   ND 10
Apr 22 Otto Wallace                Des Moines, Ia                    ND 12
Sep  4 Bobby Ward                  Minneapolis, Mn                   ND 10
Dec  6 Frankie Tucker              Tulsa, Ok                          D 10

1920
Mar  5 Freddie Hill                Fort Worth, Tx                    TK  9
Mar  9 Bobby Waugh                 Fort Worth, Tx                    ND 12
Apr  9 Jimmy Minor                 Fort Worth, Tx                     W 12
Apr 19 Jimmy Hanlon                Fort Worth, Tx                    LK  6
Apr 26 Freddie Hill                Wichita Falls, Tx                 ND 10
Jun 29 George Lammerson            Bakersfield, Ca                    D  4
Jul 23 Gene Cline                  Fresno, Ca                         D  4
Aug 10 Bobby Green                 San Antonio, Tx                    W 10
Aug 20 Tom Storie                  Fort Worth, Tx                     W 12
Aug 24 Battling Barrere            San Antonio, Tx                    L 10

1921
Oct 14 Jack O'Toole                St. Paul, Mn                      ND  6
Dec 26 Billy Alger                 El Paso, Tx                       LK  6

1925
Oct  6 Harold Reese                Portland, Or                       W  4
Oct 16 Harold Reese                Portland, Or                      LT  2
Dec 16 Phil Bayes                  Salem, Or                         LK  4

1926
Feb  2 Roscoe Hall                 Des Moines, Ia                    LK  5
*** Photo Provided By William Schutte ***

*** Most Data Provided By Luckett Davis ***

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