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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Edward "Eddie" Kennedy

BORN November 20 1878; Camden, New Jersey
DIED April 8 1951 (Resided in Allegheny, Pennsylvania)
HEIGHT 5-7
WEIGHT 135-145 lbs
MANAGER Jimmy "Red" Mason

 

1897
Jan  2 Jimmy Lavelle                Pittsburgh, Pa                    D  4
Feb  1 Pat Malay                    in Pennsylvania                  KO  4
Sep 25 Jimmy Lavelle                Allegheny, Pa                     D  4
Oct 25 Tom Cavanaugh                Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  1

1898
Sep 25 Frank Sutton                                                  KO  1
Nov  2 Billy O'Brien                                                 KO  6
Nov 11 Joe McLeary                  Esplen, Pa                       TK  3
          -Some sources report "Joe Cleary"
Dec  5 Young Sharkey                                                 KO  1
Dec 26 George Lehrman               Mt. Oliver, Pa                   KO  1

1899
Jan 16 Ed Geis                      Mt. Oliver, Pa                   KO  2
Feb  7 Young Smyrna                 Johnstown, Pa                     D  8
Feb 28 Tom Smith                    New York, NY                     KO  2
Mar 20 Dave Hall                    Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  6
Apr  7 Joe Reed                     Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug  9 Louden Campbell              Canton, Oh                       EX   
          -Kennedy and Campbell were to spar Aug 9-11
Aug 25 Tom Cavanaugh                Mt. Oliver, Pa                   KO  2
Oct 12 Jack Waldron                 Wheeling, WV                     TK  8
Oct 16 George "Mystery" Kerwin      Millvale, Pa                      W 10
Dec 11 Rufus McNabb                 Wheeling, WV                     KO  3
Dec 18 Walter Burgo                 Mt. Oliver, Pa                    W  6
          -This bout was scheduled for ten rounds but Burgo only agreed to fight six

1900
May 21 Dave Hall                    Millvale, Pa                     KO  3
May 30 Peter Sheehan                McKees Rocks, Pa                 KO  3
Jun 18 Dan McConnell                ‎Millvale, Pa                     KO  5
Jul  4 Neill "Mull" Bowser          Punxsutawney, Pa                 TK  3
Aug 27 Frank Collyer                Wheeling, WV                     KO  1
Sep 24 Jack Bennett                 Wheeling, WV                     TK  2
          -The men were grappling in a clinch when suddenly Bennett went down;
           His head struck the floor and he could not get up; The referee ruled
           it a knockout; Bennett's corner claimed a foul
Oct 25 Otto Knopp                   Millvale, Pa                     KO  6
Nov 23 Tim Kearns                   Allegheny, Pa                     D 20
Dec 25 "Philadelphia" Tommy Ryan    Millvale, Pa                      D 10

1901
Feb  2 Charley "Young" Kenny        Millvale, Pa                     KO 15
Mar 22 Hugh McWinters               Alexandria, In                    D 20
May  9 Pepper Griffin               Windber, Pa                      KO  5
Jun 12 Hugh McWinters               Alexandria, In                   LF 13
Sep 28 William "Matty" Matthews     Toronto, Ont, Canada             LT 13
Nov 18 Charlie Knox                 Windber, Pa                      KO  4
Dec 25 Larry Temple                 Cincinnati, Oh                   LT  4

1902
Feb 10 Billy Devine                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 14 Nelson Hall                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr  7 Joe Reed                     Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 16 Fred Broad                   in Pennsylvania                  KO  3
Aug 20 Joe Youngs                   Kittanning, Pa                   KO  6
Nov 25 William "Matty" Matthews     Allegheny, Pa                     L 10
Dec 18 Chris Himmler                Cumberland, Md                    D 10

1903
Mar  2 Neill "Mull" Bowser          Allegheny, Pa                     L 10
Mar 24 Harry Lemons                 Allegheny, Pa                    KO  2
Jun 26 Chris Himmler                Cumberland, Md                   ND 15
Oct 12 Charles "Jack" Blackburn     Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 20 Joe Gans                     Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1904
Aug 17 Neill "Mull" Bowser          Ford City, Pa                     D 10
Oct 26 William "Matty" Matthews     Carnegie, Pa                      D 10

1905
Jan 16 Fred Broad                   Monessen, Pa                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but postponed; The eventual outcome is not known  
Mar    Punch Legal                                                  SCH   
          -This bout was negotiated; The outcome is not known  

1906
Dec 17 Joe Grim                     Mt. Oliver, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Grim wanted an advance on money;
           When he did not get it, he left town  

1908
Nov 16 Fred Broad                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Dec 16 Pat Carney                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6

1909
Mar 11 Paul Moore                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Mar 31 Paul Moore                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6

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

Undated
       Young Starr                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1899
Jan  9 Louden Campbell              Homestead, Pa                    ND  4
May  1 Frank Sutton                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  1
Jun  1 Billy O'Brien                Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  6
Jul  1 Young Sharkey                Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  1
Aug 30 Jack Stone                                                    KO  2

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

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