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Eddie Chambers

BORN   Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
HEIGHT 5-6
WEIGHT 138 lbs

Chambers was a scrappy fighter who was popular and appeared often in Philadelphia; During his career, he "bested" a number of good men in "no decision" bouts and scored official wins over Todo Moran and Kid Bernasconi

1903
Mar 26 Harry Decker                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May  4 Young Dougherty             Philadelphia, Pa                TK  5
          -Some sources report "ND 4"
May  6 Young Pierce                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May 11 Harry Decker                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jul  2 John Hall                   Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jul 16 Young Roberts               Philadelphia, Pa                TK  2
Aug 14 Young Mitchell              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep  3 "Young" Kid Gerber          Philadelphia, Pa                KO  2
Sep  7 Eddie Wallace               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep  8 Billy Boden                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 17 Billy O'Neil                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Sep 28 Phil Griffin                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct 16 Young Kelly                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec  7 Todo Moran                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1904
Jan 11 Young Pierce                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan 22 Young Kelly                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb  1 Mike O'Brien                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 12 Todo Moran                  Philadelphia, Pa                WF  1
Feb 16 George "Young" Marshall     Lebanon, Pa                     ND  6
Feb 22 Eddie Hahn                  Atlantic City, NJ               KO  3
Mar  1 Eddie Carton                Lebanon, Pa                     ND  6
          -Some sources report "Ed Smith"
Mar 23 Jimmy Farren                Baltimore, Md                    L 15
          -Some sources report 3/22/1904
Apr  6 Kid Bernasconi              Philadelphia, Pa                TK  5
Apr 12 George "Young" Marshall     Mahonoy City, Pa                ND  6
Oct 18 Jack Murray                 Los Angeles, Ca                  W 10
Oct 31 Jack Burke                  San Francisco, Ca               TK  3
Dec 27 Montana Kid                 San Diego, Ca                    L 20
          -Some sources report "Charles Williams"

1905
Apr 28 Frank Fields                San Diego, Ca                   LK 11
Jul  5 Jack Murray                 Rawlins, Wy                      D  6
  
1906
Jan 13 Billy Willis                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan 22 Billy Willis                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb  3 Jack O'Neil                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb  8 Eddie Haney                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb  9 Billy Willis                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 22 Eddie Haney                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar  3 Larry Conley                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 12 Walter Parker               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 13 Charlie Sieger              New York, NY                    ND  3
          -Some sources report "D 3"
Mar 23 Jack O'Neil                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr  7 Young Donahue               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr 16 Joe Duffy                   Philadelphia, Pa                TK  2
          -Some sources report "ND 6"
Apr 18 Hook McDonald               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr 28 Hook McDonald               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May  5 Jimmy Bonner                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May  8 Charlie Sieger              Providence, RI                   L 15
          -Some sources report "D 15"
Jul 23 Gus Dumont                  Providence, RI                  KO  3
Aug 28 Rudi Unholz                 Lymansville, RI                  D 15
Sep 15 "Indian" Joe Gregg          Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec  3 Billy Clark                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec 25 Young Erne                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec 30 Young Donohue               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1907
Jan  1 Kid Gleason                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan  3 Sammy Smith                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan 31 Billy Clark                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb  9 "Indian" Joe Gregg          Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 16 Kid Farmer                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 20 Willie Lewis                New York, NY                    ND  6
Mar 22 Fred Douglas                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
          -Some sources report 3/21/1907
Mar 23 Maurice Sayers              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  4
Mar 23 Jimmy Potts                 Philadelphia, Pa                LF  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Apr  3 Jimmy Bonner                Wilkes-Barre, Pa                ND  6
Apr 12 Billy Clark                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
May    -Chambers was in California from May-Oct 1907;
          Reportedly, he won seven bouts
Oct 15 Dick Sullivan               Los Angeles, Ca                 LF  4
Nov  4 Young Erne                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 15 Willie Fitzgerald           Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 22 Billy Grupp                 Philadelphia, Pa                TK  5
Dec  9 Terry Martin                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec 19 Billy Clark                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1908
Jan 18 Tommy Sullivan              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan 24 Jimmy Gardner               Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled due to Chambers' illness
Feb 20 George Gunther              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Apr 18 Tommy Sullivan              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Aug 20 Terry Martin                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct  3 Tommy Crawford              Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Nov 17 Harry Jones                 Wilkes-Barre, Pa                TK  4
Dec 12 Jim Smith                   Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec 25 Terry Martin                Baltimore, Md                    D 15

1909
Jan 25 Jim Smith                   Wilkes-Barre, Pa                WF  5
Feb  6 Tommy Sullivan              Philadelphia, Pa                LT  2
          -Chambers broke a bone in his arm
Aug 12 Terry Martin                Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Oct 13 Harry Lewis                 Philadelphia, Pa                LT  1

1910
Jan 13 Charles Jennings            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Feb 10 Harry Mansfield             Baltimore, Md                    L 15
Mar 10 Charles Jennings            Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 21 Joe Thomas                  Philadelphia, Pa                LK  3
Apr 25 Young McDonough             Glens Falls, NY                 ND  6
Oct  3 Johnny "Kid" Alberts        Glens Falls, NY                 ND  6
Oct 10 "Young" Jack Johnson        Albany, NY                      LT  4
Oct 24 Young Devaney               Albany, NY                      ND  6
Nov  7 "Smiling" Joe Kelly         Albany, NY                      ND  6
Nov 21 Young Reilly                Albany, NY                      ND  6
Dec 29 Joe Argen                   Utica, NY                       ND   

1911
Jan  2 Jed Crowley                 Glens Falls, NY                 ND  6
Jan 17 Young Tobin                 Albany, NY                      ND  6
Feb  8 Young Devaney               Albany, NY                      ND  6
Mar 28 Young Devaney               Albany, NY                      ND  6
Jun 19 Kid McFarland               Albany, NY                      ND  6
Jul  3 Kid McFarland               Albany, NY                      NC  3

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

1906
Mar 12 Billy Burke                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6

1910
       Young McDonough             Glens Falls, NY                  L  6


*** Much Data Was Provided By Bill Schutte and Luckett Davis ***

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