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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Jimmy McGovern

BORN Fought out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois
WEIGHT 130-135 lbs
MANAGERS  Fred Gilmore, John "Doc" Krone
Jul 16 Harry Brady                Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  4

Jun  3 Eddie Hanlon               Philadelphia, Pa                  SCH   
Sep  9 Willie Kennedy             Philadelphia, Pa                  SCH   
Nov  3 Joe Smith                  Philadelphia, Pa                  SCH   
          -The previous 3 bouts were scheduled; The outcomes are not known
Dec  9 Johnny Doolin              Philadelphia, Pa                   LT  3

Nov  8 Tommy Page                 Sterling, Il                        W   
Dec 18 Jack Hunter                Detroit, Mi                         L  6

Jan  3 Mickey Sheridan            Chicago, Il                        EX  3
Jan  9 Tommy Lewis                Jackson, Mi                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jan  9 Bill "Young" Shaughnessy   Jackson, Mi                        TK  9
Feb  5 Jack Hunter                Windsor, Ont, Canada              SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 28 Johnny Shea                Philadelphia, Pa                   KO  4
Mar 14 Mickey Hughes              Philadelphia, Pa                   KO  1
          -Some sources reported "Johnny Hughes"
Mar 24 Jimmy Bradley              Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Mar 28 Freddie Nitchie            Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Apr  5 Young Leroy                New York, NY                        L  6
Apr 21 Harry Dougherty            Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Jul 21 Steve Bridges              Chicago, Il                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep  9 Johnny Tillman             Superior, Wi                       ND 10
          -Some sources report "ND 8"
Nov 24 Hal Stewart                Fort Wayne, In                     LK  8
Dec 29 Frank Jepperson            Evansville, In                      W   
          -This bout was held either 12/22/1913 or 12/29/1913

Jul 21 Billy "Goats" Doig         LaSalle, Il                         L 10
Sep  7 Jimmy Anderson             Streator, Il                       LK  2

Feb 27 Joe Welling                Chicago, Il                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

Feb 29 Rabbit Hedlin              Chicago, Il                        ND  6
Mar 26 Rebbit Hedlin                                                SCH   
          -This "private" bout was scheduled but not held; Police intervened
Mar 31 Matty McCue                Racine, Wi                         ND 10
Apr    -McGovern was hired as a sparring partner for Ever Hammer for his upcoming
           bout vs Freddie Welsh on Apr 24
Aug  7 Gene Delmont               Evansville, Il                      L 10

Jun 15 Tony Risbo                 Philadelphia, Pa                   LK  2

*** Photo Provided By William Schutte ***

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