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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Tom "Jabber" Carey

BORN Resided in Yonkers, New York; Fought out of New York, New York
WEIGHT 160-180 lbs
RACE White
Apr  3 Tom O'Brien                New York, NY                      KO  2
Apr 23 Steve O'Donnell            Yonkers, NY                       LK 10
          -Some sources report "LT 9"
Jun 30 Nick Burley                New York, NY                      ND  4
Sep  5 Joe Butler                 Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  5

Jul  2 Dick Moore                 Brooklyn, NY                      KO  7
Oct 29 Charley Strong             Brooklyn, NY                      KO 20
Nov 13 Jim Corbett                New York, NY                      EX   
          -This was a sparring contest for Corbett as he prepared
           for his upcoming bout vs Tom Sharkey; Corbett and Carey
           sparred often during the first two weeks of November

Feb 11 Charles Stevenson          Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jul  1 Tom "Soldier" Wilson       Brooklyn, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held
Oct  9 Steve O'Donnell            Lexington, Ky                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; O'Donnell refused to fight 
           because his percentage of attendance receipts would not justify 
           his fighting
Nov  4 Joe Choynski               Cincinnati, Oh                    LK  2

Feb  5 Charles Stevenson          Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

Nov 28 George Byers               New Britain, Ct                   TK 13

Jun    -Carey challenged any middleweight in the world to a bout;
          In particular, he wanted to fight "Young" Peter Jackson
          (or Al Weinig, at catchweights)

Jan    -Carey was a sparring partner for Jack Munroe
Jan 26 Jack Monroe                New York, NY                      EX  4
          -It seems that Carey and Munroe sparred as part of a play
           The two men spar three rounds at each performance of the play
Feb    -Carey and Munroe gave a boxing exhibition in New York the
          first week or two of February at Minor's Bowery Theater
Mar 16 "Mexican" Pete Everett     Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Aug 13 Joe Walcott                Boston, Ma                        LK  8
Sep  3 John "Sandy" Ferguson      Boston, Ma                         L 12
Sep 21 Joe Walcott                Boston, Ma                        LK  5
Oct  1 Jack "Twin" Sullivan       Fall River, Ma                    LK  7
          -Some sources call this bout a "fake"
Nov 26 Charles Haghey             Boston, Ma                        KO  2

Jan    -Carey was trainer and sparring partner for Tom Sharkey during Jan-Feb 1904
Jan  4 Tom Sharkey                in New York                       EX  3
Feb 22 Tom Sharkey                in New York                       EX  4
Feb 27 -Carey refereed the Jack Munroe vs Tom Sharkey bout in Philadelphia, Pa
Jul  7 Jack Williams              Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  2

Jan    Tim O'Brien                New York, NY                      ND  3
Jan 18 Tommy Sullivan             New York, NY                      ND  3
May  1 Willie Jones               Brooklyn, NY                      ND   
May 17 Frankie Evans              Brooklyn, NY                       D   

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

       Frankie Conley                                                L   

       "Denver" Ed Martin                                           LK  2

Jan  1 Black Fitzsimmons          Waterbury, Ct                     KO  4

May    Joe Gans                   New York, NY                      EX  3
Compiled By Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization