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Patrick "Patsy" Doody

BORN   c. 1866; New York, New York
DIED January 13 1892; New York, New York (consumption)
WEIGHT 125-130 lbs

Doody was a manager and trainer of boxers and could use the gloves pretty well himself, being quick on his feet and fast with his fists; Besides being a skillful boxer, Patsy was a wonderful entertainer - a first-rate mimic, an exceptional dancer, a dead-shot with a pistol, a champion swimmer, and the "life of the party" wherever he went

He was also a boxing instructor

New York (NY) Sun, January 14 1892

       Paddy O'Brien              New York, NY                      KO  3

Jan 22 James Collins              Brooklyn, NY                      EX   
Jan 22 George Denning             Brooklyn, NY                       L  3
          -Lightweight Championship of the Long Island Amateur Championships;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
       Jack Barry                                                    L   

Feb 18 Steve Brodie               New York, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 22 Jack Grace                 Brooklyn, NY                       W   
Feb 25 Steve Brodie               Brooklyn, NY                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jul 21 -Doody seconded Tommy Green vs Tom Allen at Rockaway Beach         

Jan 23 Pete Trolon                Brooklyn, NY                       L   
          -Amateur Lightweight (130 lbs) Competition Final
Dec 31 -Doody sang, yoodled and told stories at a gathering of athletes
           in Brooklyn, NY

Feb 11 John McKiernan             Brooklyn, NY                       W  4
Aug 25 -Doody sang and gave imitations to a boxing crowd in Brooklyn, NY
Sep 16 -Doody seconded Tommy "Spider" Kelly vs Tommy Russell in Brooklyn, NY
Oct  7 -Doody was manager and backer of Tommy "Spider" Kelly
Nov 24 -Doody was scheduled to spar in Brooklyn, NY
Dec 16 -Doody entertained the boxing crowd in Stamford, Ct
Dec 17 -Doody refereed the Leahy-Jim Purcell bout in Brooklyn, NY
Dec 27 R. O'Toole                 Brooklyn, NY                      EX   

Jan  7 -Doody seconded Mike Leonard vs Joe Burke in Brooklyn, NY
Jan 14 -Doody entertained the fight crowd with Irish songs and jigs in New Orleans, La
Jan 26 -Doody challenged Bob Fitzsimmons to a bout (Careful now, Patsy !!!)
Mar 19 -Doody thought Bob Fitzsimmons was vain and a quitter
Jun    -Doody was diagnosed as having consumption 
  Pittsburgh (Pa) Press
March 19 1891

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


       Ed Cahill                                                     W   
       Lewis Dewey                                                   W   
       Peter Sperry                                                  W   
       Steve Bono                                                    W   
       Billy Clarkson                                                W   
       Paddy O'Rourke                                                W   
       Lew Badger                                                    W   
       Jack Day                                                      W   

*** Photo Was Provided By William Schutte ***

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