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Jack Magee
(Jack C. McGee)

BORN   April 18 1860; Londonderry, Ireland
DIED September 1908; Boston, Massachusetts
HEIGHT 5-7 3/4 (Some sources report 5-7 1/2)
WEIGHT 148 lbs

Magee was a capable boxer with a solid punch who came to fight and always had a puncher's chance; During his career, he defeated such men as Paddy Duffy, Pete McCoy, Alec Burns, Tom McCarthy, Fred Woods, Tommy McManus, "Sailor" Charles Brown and Frank Steele

1884
Dec 19 Paddy Duffy                Boston, Ma                        KO  2

1885
Jan 11 Paddy Sullivan             Boston, Ma                         D  5
          -Some sources report 1/07/85;
          Some sources report "W 5"
Feb  9 Albert "Albo" Miller       South Boston, Ma                  KO  3
          -Some sources report "W 2"
Mar    an unnamed opponent        Boston, Ma                         W   
Apr  3 Dennis Delaney             Portland, Me                      TK  1
          -Reports vary - "W 1" or "W 3" or "KO 3"
Apr 24 Dennis Healy               Boston, Ma                        TK  3
          -Some sources report "W 3"; Police intervened
May  8 Alec Burns                 Boston, Ma                        TK  2
          -Some sources report "W 2"
May 22 Frank Bosworth             Boston, Ma                         D  2
          -Some sources report "ND 2"; Police intervened
Nov  6 George LaBlanche           Boston, Ma                        EX  1

1886
Jan  8 Jimmy Sullivan             Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Feb 17 Tommy McManus              Boston, Ma                        WF  4
          -Some sources report "Mike McManus";
          Some sources report "KO 4"
Feb 23 Albert "Albo" Miller       Boston, Ma                         W  6
Mar 15 Jack Kerwin                Boston, Ma                        EX   
Mar 16 Jim McDermott              Boston, Ma                        ND  3
          -Some sources report "W 3"
Apr 13 Joe Mullen                 Boston, Ma                         D  6
          -Some sources report 4/16/86;
          Some sources report "D 7"
Apr 26 Jimmy Lannan               Boston, Ma                        LF   
Aug 28 Mike Bogan                 Moncton, NB, Canada               TK  3
          -Some sources report "W 3"
Oct 13 John McGinley              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Nov  8 Joe Lannon                 Boston, Ma                        EX   
Dec  8 Mike Lucie                 Boston, Ma                         D  7
Dec 17 Matt McDonald              Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec 21 Plummer Welch              Manchester, NH                    TK  3
          -Some sources report "W 3"

1887
Jan 14 Martin Snee                Natick, Ma                        EX   
Jan 24 "Sailor" Charles Brown     Boston, Ma                        KO  3
Feb 25 Jack Kirwin                Natick, Ma                        EX  3
          -Police intervened
Feb 25 Arthur Upham               Natick, Ma                        EX  4
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Feb 28 Dan Foley                  Lynn, Ma                          EX   
Mar  1 Dan Foley                  Brockton, Ma                      EX  3
Mar  1 Frank Steele               Brockton, Ma                       W  4
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
May 13 Edward L. Buchanan         Brockton, Ma                      TK  4
          -Some sources report "W 2"
May 18 Jack Kirwin                Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jul 25 Denny Kelliher             Boston, Ma                        LK  1
          -Reports vary - 7/23/87 and 7/26/87
Aug  8 Jack Kirwin                Boston, Ma                        EX  3
Sep 23 "Sailor" Charles Brown     Boston, Ma                         W  4
Nov 15 Dick Guthrie               Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1888
Jan  5 -Magee was scheduled to spar in Boston, Ma
Jan 16 Doc O'Connell              Boston, Ma                        EX   
Jan 20 James Sampson              Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 14 Doc O'Connell              Providence, RI                    EX   
Mar  6 Doc O'Connell              Boston, Ma                        EX   
Apr 27 Doc O'Connell              Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 14 Jack Powers                Portland, Me                       D  6
Jul 27 Jem Kendrick               Boston, Ma                         D 15
          -Some sources report "W 6"

1889
May 10 Jack Powers                St. John, NB, Canada               D  6
Apr 29 Tom McCarthy               Woburn, Ma                        WF  3
Jun 28 Billy Elkes                Saratoga, NY                      LK  7

1890
Oct 21 Martin Whalen              Boston, Ma                        KO  4
Dec 15 Jimmy Connolly             Brockton, Ma                      EX   

1891
Feb 17 Pete McCoy                 Boston, Ma                        TK 20
          -Some sources report "W 20"
Mar 24 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 24 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
           of a play, Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 25 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 25 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
           of a play, Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 26 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 26 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
           of a play, Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 27 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 27 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
           of a play, Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Mar 28 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
Mar 28 Barney Hubbard             Boston, Ma                       SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were to be held the same date between acts
           of a play, Cynthia, the Gypsy Queen
Apr 21 Jimmy Connolly             Cambridge, Ma                     EX   
May  5 Ed Lynch                   Brockton, Ma                      EX   

1892
Jan    Mike Lucie                 San Francisco, Ca                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 14 Dick Cronin                Boston, Ma                        EX   
Apr  5 Ed Binney                  Boston, Ma                         L  4
Apr  8 Jimmy Conley               Charlestown, Ma                   EX   
Jun 18 Fred Woods                 Providence, RI                    KO 30
          -Some sources report 6/09/92
       Tom Causer                 Boston, Ma                         D  7
 
1893
Mar 20 Billy McCarthy             Coney Island, NY                   D 10
Nov 27 Dick O'Brien               Providence, RI                    LK  5

*** Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte ***

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