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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Jack "Doc" Hamilton

BORN March 17 1874; Jersey City, New Jersey
(Fought out of Syracuse and Troy, New York)
HEIGHT 5-5
WEIGHT 118-130 lbs
MANAGER William Vetter

 

1894
Sep    Billy Bachman                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 25 Billy Bachman                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1895
Jan 26 Eddie Curry                  New York, NY                      D  6
Aug 25 Mike Hauser                  Sandy Hook, NJ                   KO 10
Oct 17 Gus Turner                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1896
Jun 19 George Siddons               New York, NY                      W  8
Sep 26 Billy Moore                  Syracuse, NY                      L 12
Nov  7 Billy Whistler                                                 D 20
Nov 30 Billy McNichols              Syracuse, NY                      W 12

1897
Jan 25 Gilbert "Kid" Goulette       Rochester, NY                     L 10
Feb 23 Marty McCue                  Albany, NY                        D 10
Mar  3 Dave Connors                 Rochester, NY                     D  6
Mar 17 Tim Keefe                    Syracuse, NY                     KO  5
Apr 13 Jerry Barnett                New York, NY                      D 10
Apr 19 Luke Stevens                 Buffalo, NY                       L 15
May 26 Eddie Becker                 Troy, NY                          D 10
Jun 21 George Justice               Syracuse, NY                      W 10
          -Some sources report "George Johnson"
Jul 12 Oscar Gardner                Troy, NY                          D 12
Jul 26 Maurice Rosenberg            Troy, NY                          D 11
          -Some sources report "John Morrissey" of England
Sep 28 Tommy Dixon                  Elmira, NY                       TK  3
          -Dixon broke his right arm in the first round but fought on
Nov 17 Tommy Ryan                   Messina Springs, NY              EX   
          -Hamilton sparred with Ryan often during early Nov 1897
Nov 25 Eddie Dailey                 Elmira, NY                       KO  4

1898
Jan  8 James "Squirrel" Finnerty    Binghamton, NY                    D  8
Mar  1 Peter Lacey                  Rochester, NY                     W 10
Mar  7 James "Squirrel" Finnerty    Syracuse, NY                      D 20
May 20 Kid Broad                    Syracuse, NY                      L 12
Aug 10 Gilbert "Kid" Goulette       Elmira, NY                        W 25
Sep 27 James "Squirrel" Finnerty    Syracuse, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Finnerty refused to fight;
           The house gate receipts were too low
Oct 18 "New York" Jack O'Brien      Troy, NY                          D 20
Nov 15 "New York" Jack O'Brien      Troy, NY                          L 25

1899
Jan 31 Joe Hopkins                  Troy, NY                          D  6
Mar  6 James "Squirrel" Finnerty    Youngstown, Oh                    L 20
Mar 17 Kid Broad                    Hartford, Ct                      L 12
Apr 29 Joe Fairburn                 Brooklyn, NY                      D 20
May 15 Gilbert "Kid" Goulette       Rochester, NY                     L 20
May 27 Joe Cain                     Brooklyn, NY                     KO 11
Jun 24 Kid Broad                    Brooklyn, NY                      D 20
Jul 15 Billy Needham                Brooklyn, NY                     TK 10
Jul 29 Joe Cain                     Brooklyn, NY                      D 20
          -Cain broke a bone in a hand in the 7th round but stuck it out for 20 rounds
Aug 19 Dave Sullivan                Brooklyn, NY                      D 25
Sep 22 Oscar Gardner                New York, NY                      W 25
Nov 14 Oscar Gardner                New York, NY                      L 25
Dec 29 Kid Broad                    New York, NY                     LF 22

1900
Jan  1 Arthur Jones                 Utica, NY                        KO 13
Jan 30 Dave Sullivan                Troy, NY                          L 25
Mar 30 Jack McClelland              Utica, NY                         L 25
Apr 10 Oscar Gardner                Wheeling, WV                      D 20
May 29 Frank Bradley                Utica, NY                         D 15
Jun 11 Jack McClelland              Millvale, Pa                      D 20
Jun 16 "Brooklyn" Tommy Sullivan    Brooklyn, NY                      L 20
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Aug  7 Arthur Jones                 Troy, NY                          W 20
Aug 21 Martin Flaherty              Troy, NY                          D 20
          -This bout was a "Pre-Arranged" Draw;
           Hamilton had the best of the fighting;
           Some sources report "W 20"
Sep 13 Jack McClelland              Wheeling, WV                      L 20
Dec  3 Oscar Gardner                Youngstown, Oh                    W 20
Dec 17 Eddie Lenny                  Youngstown, Oh                    D 20

1901
Jan  1 Arthur Jones                 Hartford, Ct                     KO  5
Feb 15 Eddie Gardner                Canton, Oh                        D 20
Feb 28 Harry Lyons                  Baltimore, Md                     L 25
Apr  8 Billy Barrett                New Britain, Ct                   D 20
May 20 "Brooklyn" Tommy Sullivan    Paterson, NJ                      D 20
Jun  7 Art Simms                    Akron, Oh                        LK 10
Nov 21 Jack McClelland              New Castle, Pa                    D 15
          -Some sources report "D 13"
Nov 28 Eddie Quinn                  Bellows Falls, Vt                TK 11

1902
Jan 25 Billy Whistler               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb  1 Willie Fitzgerald            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb  3 Billy Whistler               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 31 Young Saxe                   Boston, Ma                       TK  3
Jun 26 Jimmy Briggs                 North Walpole, Ma                 D 15
Jul  7 "Brooklyn" Tommy Sullivan    Paterson, NJ                      W 20
Jul 31 Jimmy Briggs                 North Walpole, Ma                 W 15
Aug  7 Whitey Lester                Troy, NY                          D 15

1903
Feb 19 Austin Rice                  Bellows Falls, Vt                 D 15
Feb 23 Fred Bryson                  Boston, Ma                        L 10
Mar  3 Gilbert "Kid" Goulette       Kingston, NY                     WF  3
Apr  4 Jack O'Neil                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  7 Austin Rice                  Schenectady, NY                   D 20
Nov 30 Tommy Daly                   Boston, Ma                        L 15

1904
Feb 13 George "Kid" Decker          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 24 Larry Lutz                   Beaver Falls, Pa                 KO 15
Mar 28 Jack McClelland              Beaver Falls, Pa                  L 15
May 30 Jack Roller                  Albany, NY                        D  6
Jun 17 Jack Lowery                  Cohoes, NY                        D 10
Jun 22 Larry Lutz                   South Sharon, Pa                  D 10
Jul  1 Solly Stroup                 Charleroi, Pa                    ND 10
Sep  1 Jimmy Briggs                 Bellows Falls, Vt                 L 15
Oct  7 Young Sidney                 Bellows Falls, Vt                 L 15
Dec 22 Jack Lee                     Harlem, NY                       LK  2

1905
Jul 25 Crib Parsons                 Cohoes, NY                       KO 19
Sep 26 John Young                   Erie, Pa                         KO  6
Dec 14 Larry Burns                  Troy, NY                          D  6

1906
Apr  5 Eddie Kelly                  Troy, NY                         LK  2
Apr 24 Young Donahue                Montreal, Que, Canada            LT  4
Jun 25 Jimmy Dunn                   Erie, Pa                         LK  2

1907
Mar 12 Joe Powers                   Albany, NY                       KO  2

1908
Mar  2 George Golden                Glens Falls, NY                   D  6
Aug 24 Spike Robinson               Glens Falls, NY                   W 10

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

1896
Nov  9 Eddie Curry                  Syracuse, NY                      L 15
          -Some sources report 11/06/1896

1897
Feb    Eugene Riordan               Little Falls, NY                  W  8
Feb 20 Joe Youngs                   New York, NY                      L 10
          -Perhaps, this man was Tommy Ryan

1898
Aug 19 Dave Sullivan                Brooklyn, NY                      D 25

1899
Apr 10 Billy Whistler               Troy, NY                          D 20

1900
Jan 31 Danny Duane                  Paterson, NJ                      W 15
May 24 Jerry Marshall               Troy, NY                         KO  8
Jun  9 Shadow Morris                Elizabeth, NJ                     W 10

1902
Aug 11 Kid Callahan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  2

1904
Apr 30 Jack Roller                  Troy, NY                          D  6

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

*** Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte  and Douglas Cavanaugh***

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