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Tommy Lowe

BORN   1884; Fought out of Washington, District of Columbia
DIED April 21 1921; Washington, District of Columbia
WEIGHT 133-140 lbs
MANAGERS Dick Kain, Jerry McCarthy


 

 

1904
May 30 Billy Clinton              Highlands, Md                     W 15
Nov 15 Kid Hemmings               Washington, DC                    W 12
Nov 30 Tommy Feltz                Rock Spring, Md                   D 10

1905
Jan  2 Harry Lewis                Glen Echo, Md                     D 15
Jan 16 Rube Carter                Bladensburg, Md                  KO  1
Feb  7 Patsy Corrigan             Bladensburg, Md                  KO  4
          -Some sources report "Washington, DC"
Apr 10 Jack McClain               Baltimore, Md                    LF  9
Apr 27 Kid Murphy                 Baltimore, Md                    KO  1
May  3 Herman "Kid" Stein         Baltimore, Md                     D 10
May 26 Dick Anderson              Baltimore, Md                    LF  8
Aug  4 Harry Scroggs              Harper's Ferry, WV              SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Authorities prevented the contest
Aug 21 Jack O'Neil                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 11 Jack O'Neil                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  5 Danny Lewis                Washington, DC                    D 15
Oct  9 Jack O'Neil                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 14 Billy Willis               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 10 Kid Sullivan               Baltimore, Md                    LF  8
          -Lowe was disqualified for going down without being hit
Dec  4 Eddie Carter               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 20 Young Hart                 Baltimore, Md                    KO  1

1906
Jan 22 Mickey McDonough           Brooklyn, NY                     ND  3
Jan 29 Young Forbes               New York, NY                     KO  1
Feb 16 Joe Tipman                 Baltimore, Md                    WF 10
Mar  1 Tony Moran                 Baltimore, Md                     W 15
Mar  3 Billy Willis               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 22 George "Young" Mack        Baltimore, Md                     D 10
Apr 12 George "Young" Mack        Baltimore, Md                     D 15
Apr 20 Harry Scroggs              Baltimore, Md                     W 10
May 10 Herman "Kid" Stein         New York, NY                     ND  4
          -Some sources report "ND 6"
May 12 "English" Jack O'Brien     New York, NY                     ND  3
May 16 Herman "Kid" Stein         New York, NY                     LT  6
          -Lowe received a severely cut eye
May 17 Kid Pantz                  New York, NY                     ND  6
Aug 14 Jim Janey                  Washington, DC                   ND  3
Aug 15 Ed Smith                   Washington, DC                   KO  2
Sep 11 Robert "Bert" Keyes        Providence, RI                    W 15
Sep 22 John "Kid" Gleason         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 27 Kid Stinger                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  4 John "Kid" Gleason         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 26 Arthur Cote                Providence, RI                    D 15
Oct 29 Charles Mulhall            Tamaqua, Pa                      KO  7
Nov 17 Johnny Marto               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 23 Jimmy Bonner               Tamaqua, Pa                       L 10
Nov 29 Billy Willis               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec  6 Sammy Smith                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 25 Sammy Smith                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 27 Jimmy Bonner               Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  6

1907
Jan 18 George "Kid" Decker        Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 24 Sammy Smith                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 28 Billy Ryan                 Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 16 Billy Willis               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar  6 Jack Dorman                New York, NY                     ND  6
Mar 13 Eddie Carter               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 14 Rosario "Kid" Locke        Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6
Mar 27 Willie Moody               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 28 Rosario "Kid" Locke        Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 13 George "Kid" Decker        Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 26 Jimmy Bonner               Tamaqua, Pa                      ND 10
May 11 Young Otto                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 16 Rosario "Kid" Locke        Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 12 Johnny Dohan               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 30 Eddie Carter               Baltimore, Md                     D 10
Sep 16 Kid Sullivan               Baltimore, Md                     L 15
Sep 28 Al Grander                 Philadelphia, Pa                 WF  4
Oct  5 Al Grander                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 28 Mickey Gannon              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec  4 Eddie Carter               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 10 Jack McClain               Reading, Pa                      TK  5
Dec 18 Johnny Dohan               Wilmington, De                    D 10

1908
Jan  4 Johnny Dohan               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb  3 Mickey Gannon              Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar  5 Adam Ryan                  Reading, Pa                     SCH   
          -Lowe and Ryan refused to fight due to small attendance
Mar 17 Terry Young                New York, NY                     ND  6
Mar 30 Barney Wilson              New York, NY                     ND  6
Mar 31 Harry Scroggs              New York, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Apr 13 Willie Mango               New York, NY                     ND  6
Apr 14 Tommy Carey                New York, NY                     ND  6
Apr 22 Jack Dorman                New York, NY                     ND  6
Apr 28 Willie Mango               Brooklyn, NY                     ND  6
May 12 Sandy Williams             Brooklyn, NY                     ND  6
May 21 Dick Nelson                New York, NY                     ND  6
Jun  3 Johnny Dohan               New York, NY                     ND  6
Sep  8 Joe Galligan               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 18 Willie Moody               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 14 "Young" Kid Broad          Baltimore, Md                     D 15

1909
Jan 11 Winfield "Dummy" Decker    Baltimore, Md                     W 15
Feb  1 Billy Whistler             Baltimore, Md                    TK 11
Mar  1 Winfield "Soldier" Burns   Baltimore, Md                     L 15
Mar 10 Battling Kelly             Baltimore, Md                     D 15
Apr  1 Lew Sheppard               Baltimore, Md                     W 15
Aug 26 Al Schumacher              Baltimore, Md                     D 15

1910
Jan 21 Winfield "Dummy" Decker    Baltimore, Md                     W  8
Jun  4 Harry "Kid" Seager         Baltimore, Md                     D  6
Jul  4 Winfield "Soldier" Burns   Baltimore, Md                    ND  6
          -By agreement, no decision was given (but Lowe was better)
Jul 18 Harry "Kid" Seager         Baltimore, Md                     L  6
Sep  2 Harry Stone                Baltimore, Md                    ND  6

1911
Feb  7 Danny Goodman              Pittsburgh, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 11 Joe Chip                   Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Feb 18 Whitey Wenzel              Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Mar  4 Bud "Buck" Brown           Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  3
Mar 18 "Young" Joe Grim           Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Apr  8 Andy Howell                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Apr 19 Hugh Madole                McKeesport, Pa                   ND  6
Apr 22 "Young" Jack O'Brien       Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  4
May  3 Winfield "Soldier" Burns   Frederick, Md                     D 10
May 13 Battling Terry             Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
May 20 Jimmy Cooley               Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
May 27 Willie Lucas               Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  6
Jul  4 Harry "Kid" Seager         Frederick, Md                   SCH   
-Lightweight Championship of the South;
This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Aug 23 Danny Lewis Frederick, Md D 10 Dec 23 Frank Madole Pittsburgh, Pa ND 6 Dec 26 Joe Getz Pittsburgh, Pa ND 6 1912 Jan 15 Red Robinson Pittsburgh, Pa ND 6 Jan 20 Kid White Pittsburgh, Pa ND 6 Feb 9 Red Robinson Pittsburgh, Pa ND 6 Feb 12 George "Swats" Adamson Pittsburgh, Pa ND 6 Feb 26 Johnny McGowan Akron, Oh ND 10 Feb 28 Joe Getz Johnstown, Pa ND 6 Mar 26 Bobby Pittsley Rochester, NY ND 10 Mar 28 Frankie Daley Johnstown, Pa ND 10 Apr 25 Jake Choynski Akron, Oh KO 2 Apr 29 Eddie Faulhaber Elyria, Oh KO 2 Jul 4 Battling Terry Punxsutawney, Pa ND 6 Oct 11 Young Holzhauer Elyria, Oh ND 10 1913 Mar 14 Hugh Madole Altoona, Pa ND 6 Mar 25 Hugh Madole Patton, Pa ND 6 Mar 31 Hugh Madole Steubenville, Oh ND 6 Apr 19 George "Swats" Adamson Pittsburgh, Pa ND 6 Jun 17 Jimmy Dougherty Ardmore, Md W 15 Nov 27 Kid Sullivan Ardmore, Md W 15 1914 Jan 26 Bert Papp New York, NY ND 10 Jan 31 Willie Schaefer New York, NY ND 10 Feb 5 Andy Cortez Ardmore, Md W 15 Mar 21 Ray Campbell Brooklyn, NY ND 10 Apr 16 Bobby Pittsley Savannah, Ga ND 10 Apr 24 Bobby Pittsley Savannah, Ga SCH -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known Jun 2 Barney McGuire Altoona, Pa WF 5 Jun 16 "Battling" Frankie Nelson Ardmore, Md D 15 Aug 10 "Young" Dyson New York, NY ND 10 1915 Jan 1 Valentine "Knockout" Brown Ardmore, Md W 15 Jan 29 Harry Lenny New York, NY ND 10 Feb 1 Bruno Lang Akron, Oh ND 12 Mar 11 Harry Carter Jacksonville, Fl W 15 Mar 22 Danny Ferguson Ardmore, Md W 15 Mar 26 "Battling" Frankie Nelson Altoona, Pa ND 6 -The boxers were stalling; Referee Piper left the ring in round three; Tom Butterbaugh refereed the remainder of the bout May 3 Bruno Lang Ardmore, Md TK 15 May 10 Stewart Donnelly Washington, DC SCH -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known Jul 27 Willie Houck Ardmore, Md D 15 Sep 30 Willie Jones Ardmore, Md W 15 Nov 9 Willie Jones Ardmore, Md W 15 Nov 25 Willie Houck Ardmore, Md D 15 1916 Jan 1 Willie Houck Ardmore, Md D 20 Jan 7 Mel Coogan Savannah, Ga D 15 Jan 21 Mel Coogan Savannah, Ga D 20 May 4 Mel Coogan Ardmore, Md D 15 May 26 Dick DeSanders Uniontown, Pa ND 10 May 30 Andy Cortez Ardmore, Md D 15 Jun 8 Freddie Welsh Ardmore, Md L 10 Oct 11 Frankie Maguire Johnstown, Pa ND 10 1917 Jan 1 Andy Cortez Ardmore, Md D 15 Jun 12 Solly Woods Savannah, Ga D 15 1918 Mar 20 Shanky Gardner Fort Myer, Va EX 3 Sep 21 Kid Burns Washington, DC SCH -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known Sep 21 Charles Marx Washington, DC EX 4 Dec 18 Tommy Herman Reading Pa SCH -This bout was scheduled but not held; Herman still had an injured eye from an earlier bout 1919 Aug 20 Marcel Roduit Washington, DC EX 4
*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1904
       Dan O'Brien                                                  D 15

1905
       Joe Tipman                 Baltimore, Md                     D 10

1908
       Johnny Marto                                                 L   

*** Much Data Was Provided By Luckett Davis ***

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