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Jimmy Farren

WEIGHT    105-115 lbs
MANAGER Al Herford


Jimmy was a brother to Billy Farren

1899
Mar 10 Sammy Phillips             Baltimore, Md                       W  6
May  5 Sammy Phillips             Baltimore, Md                       W  5
Jun 12 Harry Connor               Baltimore, Md                      TK  2
          -Police intervened

1900
Jan 29 Kid DeBeers                Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Mar 23 Bernard Byrnes             Baltimore, Md                       W  5
Apr 10 Frank McGee                Baltimore, Md                       L  8
Jun  6 George Kinnicher           Baltimore, Md                       D  4
Jun 21 Kid Henning                near Washington, DC                ND  5

1901
Feb 28 Joe Howard                 Baltimore, Md                       W  3
Mar 27 Tommy Feltz                Baltimore, Md                      EX  3
Apr  1 Chris Button               Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Apr  1 Buck Washington            Baltimore, Md                       D  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Apr 10 Kid Marine                 Baltimore, Md                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 24 Kid Cunningham             Baltimore, Md                      TK  1
Jun 14 Kid Marine                 Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Aug  5 Kid Henning                Baltimore, Md                       D 10
Dec  6 Albert James               Baltimore, Md                       D  3

1902
Jan 10 Harry Boxley               Baltimore, Md                      TK  3
Jan 17 Daisy Bell                 Baltimore, Md                       D  3
Jan 24 Tom McIntyre               Baltimore, Md                       W  3
Feb  7 Clarence Wagner            Baltimore, Md                       W  3
Feb 26 Daisy Bell                 Baltimore, Md                       W 10
Feb 28 Dave Frederick             Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Mar 13 Harry Boxley               Baltimore, Md                      TK  1
Mar 13 Al Mason                   Baltimore, Md                      KO  3
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 19 Jack Wright                Baltimore, Md                      LF  2
Mar 27 Johnny Rahn                Baltimore, Md                      TK  1
Apr  4 Joe Smith                  Baltimore, Md                       W  3
          -Perhaps, these men fought a bout prior to this one
Apr  9 Jack Ward                  Baltimore, Md                       D  3
May 12 Johnny Leckner             Baltimore, Md                       D  8
Jun  3 Patsy McKenna              Providence, RI                      D 10
Jul  1 Griff Jones                Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Sep  5 Kid Whitman                Baltimore, Md                       W  4
Sep 12 Thomas Ryan                Baltimore, Md                      TK  2
Sep 13 Griff Jones                Philadelphia, Pa                   LK  4
Sep 17 Al Mason                   Baltimore, Md                       W  3
Sep 26 George Owens               Baltimore, Md                       W  4
Oct 10 Johnny Leckner             Baltimore, Md                      TK  4
Oct 16 George Owens               Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
Oct 24 Martin Kelly               Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Nov  7 Todo Moran                 Baltimore, Md                      LK  4
Nov 14 Burt Young                 Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Nov 21 Syl Williams               Baltimore, Md                      TK  2

1903
Jan  1 Leon Croney                Baltimore, Md                      LT  1
Sep 30 Kid Henning                Bladensburg, Md                    LT  4
Nov  4 Jack Wright                Highlandtown, Md                   KO  1
Nov 28 Leon Croney                Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
Dec 21 Lew "Kid" Wise             Highlandtown, Md                   KO  1

1904
Jan  1 Leon Croney                Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
          -Bantamweight Championship of Maryland
Jan  1 Buck Washington            Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
          -Reports say the previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Jan 15 Tommy Turner               Belair, Md                         KO  4
Jan 22 Kid Reason                 Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Jan 22 Kid Smith                  Baltimore, Md                      TK  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Jan 29 Johnny Leckner             Baltimore, Md                      KO  3
Feb  5 Lew "Kid" Wise             Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
Mar  4 Al Mason                   Baltimore, Md                       W  4
Mar 22 Eddie Chambers             Highlandtown, Md                    W 15
          -Some sources report 3/23/1904
Mar 31 Griff Jones                Baltimore, Md                      LK  2
Apr  4 Casper Leon                Baltimore, Md                       D  8
          -This bout was scheduled for 15 rounds but due to the small
            crowd and gate receipts, it was shortened to 8 rounds 
Apr 21 Bud Lansing                Baltimore, Md                       W  3
Apr 29 Kid Attell                 Baltimore, Md                      TK  2
May  6 Benny Franklin             Baltimore, Md                       D 15
Aug  6 Kid Fried                  Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
          -Bantamweight Championship of Maryland
Aug 15 Kid Murphy                 Baltimore, Md                       D 15
Aug 29 Eddie Wallace              Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Sep  5 Benny Franklin             Baltimore, Md                      WF 13
Oct  3 Johnny Burns               Baltimore, Md                       W 15
Oct 24 Kid Murphy                 Baltimore, Md                       D 15
Nov  3 Al Delmont                 Scituate, RI                       LK  2
Dec 19 Kid Murphy                 Baltimore, Md                       L 15

1905
Jan  2 Johnny "Kid" Egan          Glen Echo, Md                       D  6
Jan 10 Benny Franklin             Baltimore, Md                       W 15
Feb 21 Benny Franklin             Baltimore, Md                      TK  9
Mar  7 Kid Murphy                 Baltimore, Md                      LK  2
Mar 24 Mitchell Levy              Baltimore, Md                       W  3
Apr 18 Young Michaels             Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Apr 25 Mitchell Levy              Baltimore, Md                       D  8
May 19 Benny Reilly               Baltimore, Md                       W 10
Jun  2 Young McCue                Baltimore, Md                       D  6
Jun 26 "Young" Tommy Feltz        Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
Jul 29 Benny Reilly               Baltimore, Md                       D 15
Aug 28 Leon Croney                Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
Oct 10 Eddie Wallace              Baltimore, Md                      TK  2
Oct 24 Benny Reilly               Baltimore, Md                       D  8
Nov  2 Young McCue                Baltimore, Md                       D  3
Nov 21 Johnny "Kid" Egan          Baltimore, Md                       W  8

1906
Feb 12 Young McCue                Baltimore, Md                      LK  8
Feb 16 Johnny "Kid" Egan          Baltimore, Md                      TK  8
Aug  4 Kid Kellner                Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Aug 11 Jimmy Mack                 Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Oct 10 Farmer "Kid" Dorbett       Baltimore, Md                       W   
Oct 23 Jock Phenicie              Johnstown, Pa                      ND  6
Nov 22 Terry McGraw               Baltimore, Md                       D  5
Nov 29 Farmer "Kid" Dorbett       Baltimore, Md                       D 10
Dec 31 Kid Murphy                 Annapolis, Md                      LF  2

1907
Jan  1 Joe Theel                  Philadelphia, Pa                   LK  2
Feb 13 Farmer "Kid" Dorbett       Baltimore, Md                       D  6
Mar  6 Farmer "Kid" Dorbett       Baltimore, Md                       D  6
May 29 Young Britt                Baltimore, Md                      LK  2
Jun  8 Young McCue                Baltimore, Md                       W  6
Jun 19 Young McCue                Baltimore, Md                      KO  6
Nov 29 Kid Lenny                  Baltimore, Md                       W 15
Dec  9 Farmer "Kid" Dorbett       Baltimore, Md                      LK  3

1908
Jan 10 Kid Lowe                   Baltimore, Md                      KO  3
Jan 21 Mitchell Levy              Baltimore, Md                       W  4
Jan 24 Young McCue                Baltimore, Md                       D  6
Mar  7 Young McCue                Baltimore, Md                      TK  6
Dec 16 Johnny Smith               Baltimore, Md                       D  8
Dec 29 Kid Kalbert                Baltimore, Md                      TK  4

1909
Jan  7 Johnny Smith               Baltimore, Md                       D  6
Feb  1 Young Wagner               Baltimore, Md                      LK  2

1911
Mar 10 Lipp Thomas                Baltimore, Md                       W  4

1913
May 14 Johnny Rebhan              Baltimore, Md                      LK  2

1914
Feb 24 Dummy Ketchell             Baltimore, Md                      LT  1

*** The Following Bout Is Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1909
May 11 Jimmy Dougherty            Baltimore, Md                      LK  5

*** Photo And Much Data Provided By William Schutte ***

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