Albert "Buck" Crouse

BORN   December 22 1891; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DIED August 21 1956, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
HEIGHT 5-10
WEIGHT 158-172 lbs
MANAGER James "Red" Mason
RECORD 62-10-4 (49 KO, 58 ND,    1 NC, 2 EX)

Crouse was a talented fighter with a pretty good punch; He had fighting "savvy" and posed a problem for all types of fighters; In nearly 140 fights, he lost but ten, seven losses taking place during the last three years of his career

Buck defeated such men as George Chip, Leo Houck, Dave Smith, Rosario "Kid" Locke, Thomas "Young" Loughery, Billy Berger, "Steamboat" Bill Scott, Dave Kurtz and Glen Coakley

1908
       Kid Wade                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  4
       Battling King              Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
       Red Kennedy                Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
       Kid Manger                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
       Kid Acorn                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
       "Young" Spike Robson       Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
          -Some sources report "Spike Robinson"
       Bert Lewis                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
       Adam Wanmer                Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
       Young Zirlinger            Pittsburgh, Pa                   LK  2
          -Some sources report "L 2"
       Kid Taylor                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
       Kid Snyder                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
       Red Gallagher              Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
       Kid Linnerman              Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  2

1909
       Reddy James                                                 KO  1
          -Some sources report "Red Ames"
       Young Bijou                                                 KO  3
       Billy "Young" Fitzsimmons                                   KO  4
       Joe Chip                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  4
       Frank Walling                                               KO  4
       Hugh Madole                                                  W  6
       Jimmy Manning                                                W  6
       Red Robinson                                                 W  5
       Joe Kline                                                   ND  6
       Al Greenwood                                                ND  6
          -Some sources report "W 6"
       Battling Kelly                                              ND  6
          -Some sources report "W 6"
       Jim Stewart                                                 ND  6
          -Some sources report "W 6"

1910
Jan  7 Frank "Bananas" Diamond    Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Jan 24 Frank Walling              Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
Jan 28 Eddie Hendell              Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Feb  8 Jim Stewart                Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  4
Feb 22 Adolphe Cocu               Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Feb 28 Eddie Hendell              Greenberg, Pa                     W 15
Mar  6 Mark Anderson              McKeesport, Pa                   KO  2
Mar 10 Rosario "Kid" Locke        Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Mar 23 George Chip                Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  3
Mar 24 Stanley Ketchel            Wheeling, WV                     EX  4
Mar 28 Jock Simcoe                McKeesport, Pa                    W  6
Mar 31 Oscar "Battling" Nelson    Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX  4
Apr 12 Jack Hall                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
May  3 Battling Connors           Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
May  5 Jock Simcoe                McKeesport, Pa                   KO  2
May  6 Ad Wolgast                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  4
May 13 George Chip                Homestead, Pa                    ND  6
          -Some sources report "W 6"
Jun 10 George Frazer              Cleveland, Oh                    KO  7
Jun 18 Ralph Erne                 McKeesport, Pa                    W  6
Jul 15 Fred "Kid" George          San Francisco, Ca                 W  4
Aug  5 George Andrews             San Francisco, Ca                 W  4
Aug  8 Pat Bradley                San Francisco, Ca                 D  4
Aug 27 Battling Connors           Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  2
Sep 10 George Chip                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Sep 15 Jack Killen                Patton, Pa                       KO  3
Nov  8 Tommy Cavigan              Cleveland, Oh                     W  8
Dec  1 Sailor Tighe               McKeesport, Pa                   KO  2
Dec 24 Eddie Hendell              Butler, Pa                        D 12
          -Some sources report "ND 6"

1911
Jan  2 Paddy Lavin                Akron, Oh                         D 12
Jan 17 Jim Perry                  Cleveland, Oh                     W  8
Feb 13 Eddie Singer               Altoona, Pa                      KO  3
Feb 15 Jack Brewer                Butler, Pa                       KO  5
Feb 28 Ed Givens                  Butler, Pa                       KO  4
Mar 14 Jack Farrell               Altoona, Pa                      KO  6
Mar 28 Frank Perron               Boston, Ma                       KO  5
          -Some sources report "TK 6"
Apr 18 Jack Hagan                 Altoona, Pa                      KO  3
Apr 19 Marty "Kid" Cutler         Johnstown, Pa                    KO  4
Apr 25 Ted Nelson                 Boston, Ma                       KO  3
May  2 Billy Summers              Youngstown, Oh                   KO  5
May 10 Peck Miller                Altoona, Pa                      KO  3
          -Some sources report "KO 4"
May 22 Mike Glover                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Jun  6 Paddy Ryan                 Patton, Pa                       KO  4
Jun 17 Tom McGuire                McKeesport, Pa                   KO  3
Aug 22 Billy Berger               Boston, Ma                        D 12
Sep  4 Jack Abbott                McKeesport, Pa                   ND  6
Sep 11 Billy Clark                Altoona, Pa                      KO  3
Sep 26 Thomas "Young" Loughrey    Boston, Ma                       TK  3
Oct 16 Billy Berger               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov  1 Billy Berger               Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  4
Nov 15 Leo Houck                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Dec 11 "Eddie Haney"              Pittsburgh, Pa                   NC  2
          -Some sources report "ND 6" on the same date;
           This man was a fake, not "Eddie Haney"

1912
Jan  1 George Chip                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Jan 22 George Chip                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
          -Some sources report "ND 5"
Mar 12 "Battling" Larry Ryan      Atlanta, Ga                      TK  1
Apr  8 Jack Fink                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  3
Apr 18 George Chip                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
May  7 Leo Houck                  Boston, Ma                        W 12
Jul 15 Dave Kurtz                 New York, NY                     KO  8
Nov  2 George "K.O." Brown        Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Nov 16 Paddy Lavin                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6

1913
Jan 13 Al Rogers                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Feb  1 "Steamboat" Bill Scott     Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Feb  8 Frank "Soldier" Logan      Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 25 Tommy Bergin               Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Apr 10 Jack Dillon                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
May 19 Blink Mccloskey            Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  5
May 30 Leo Houck                  Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6
Aug 17 Jack Ortega                                                 LF  1
          -Some sources report "Panama"
Nov 28 Young Leonard              Buffalo, NY                      ND 10
Dec  3 Gus Christie               Youngstown, Oh                   ND 12
          -Some sources report 12/04/13
Dec 30 "Steamboat" Bill Scott     Erie, Pa                         KO  9

1914
Feb 19 Jack Fitzgerald            Buffalo, NY                      KO  3
Mar  9 Larry Williams             Williamsport, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 20 "Young" Mike Donovan       Buffalo, NY                      ND 10
Mar 23 Jack McCarron              Scranton, Pa                     ND  6
          -Some sources report "ND 10"
Apr 14 Gus Christie               Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Apr 20 Glen Coakley               Fort Wayne, In                   TK  3
May 16 Jack McCarron              Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
May 22 Tommy Gibbons              Hudson, Wi                       LT  4
Nov 14 Young Ahearn               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -Some sources report 11/26/14

1915
Feb 22 George Chip                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Mar 17 Eddie McGoorty             Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Jul  3 Johnny Howard              Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Sep  9 Johnny Howard              Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Sep 20 Charles "Sailor" Grande    Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 16 Al Thiel                   Bronx, NY                        TK  8
Nov 30 Glen Coakley               Fort Wayne, In                   ND 10
Dec 11 Charles "Sailor" Grande    Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
          -Some souces report 12/12/15

1916
Jan 22 Charles "Sailor" Grande    Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Jun  3 Les Darcy                  Sydney, NSW, Aus                 LK  2
          -Some sources report 5/29/16
Jun    Mick King                  Melbourne, Vic, Aus               W 20
Jul    Dave Smith                 Sydney, NSW, Aus                 KO  9
Aug    Dave Smith                 Sydney, NSW, Aus                 LK  4
Aug 19 Mick King                  Melbourne, Vic, Aus               W 20
Oct 17 George "K.O." Brown        Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Nov    Billy Brown                Syracuse, NY                     KO  2
Nov 13 George "K.O." Brown        Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Nov 30 Charles "Sailor" Grande    Buffalo, NY                      ND 10
Dec    Jack "Twin" Sullivan       Altoona, Pa                      ND  8
Dec 18 Jerry Cole                 Buffalo, NY                      ND 10

1917
Mar  2 Young Fisher               Syracuse, NY                     KO  6
Mar 20 Gus Christie               Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Mar 27 Zulu Kid                   Buffalo, NY                      ND 10
Mar 30 Young Fisher               Syracuse, NY                     LF 10
Jul  2 Harry Greb                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   LT  6
Nov 19 Leo Houck                  Lancaster, Pa                     L  6 
Dec  3 Otto "Whitey" Wenzel       McKeesport, Pa                   ND 10

1921
Jan 28 Otto "Whitey" Wenzel       Connellsville, Pa                ND 10
Mar  5 Fay Keiser                 Pittsburgh, Pa                    L 10
Apr 21 Charles "Kid" Crutchfield  Altoona, Pa                      ND 10
May 21 Charles "Kid" Crutchfield  Homestead, Pa                    ND 10
Nov  2 Mike McTigue               Montreal, Que, Can               LK  4
          -Some sources report "LT 6" on 10/21/21

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

1910
Sep 24 Billy Berger               Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6

1911
Dec  9 Leo Houck                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6

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