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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Herman Miller

BORN Resided in Baltimore, Maryland
HEIGHT 5-9
WEIGHT    135-145 lbs


 

1895
Feb 26 Sol English                Baltimore, Md                       L  2
Mar 14 Sol English                Baltimore, Md                       L  4
          -Some sources report "ND 4"
Apr 15 Frank Cockran              Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
Apr 18 Mike "Twin" Sullivan       Baltimore, Md                       D  4
May 29 Mike "Twin" Sullivan       Baltimore, Md                       L  4
          -Some sources report 5/30/1895
Jul 15 John Ball                  Baltimore, Md                       D  6
Oct  8 Fred Sweigert              Baltimore, Md                      LT  8

1897
Mar 29 Dave Griffith              Philadelphia, Pa                   KO  2

1898
       Eddie Lenny                Baltimore, Md                       L  8
Feb 14 Elwood McCloskey           Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
       Elwood McCloskey           Baltimore, Md                       L  6
Mar 11 Kid Howard                 Baltimore, Md                      KO  1
          -Some sources report "KO 2"
Sep 26 Joe Gans                   Baltimore, Md                       L  4
          -Gans began a "meet-all-comers tour"
Oct  1 Joe Gans                   Baltimore, Md                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov 10 Harry Smith                Baltimore, Md                      ND  8
Dec 15 Frank Farley               Baltimore, Md                      KO  8

1899
Jan 12 Eddie Lenny                Baltimore, Md                       L  8
          -Some sources report 1/13/99
Jun  5 Dennis Ward                Baltimore, Md                      TK  2
          -Some sources report 6/04/99
Jul 24 Joe Gans                   Ocean City, Md                     EX  2
Jul 28 Charles Miner              Brooklyn, NY                       LK  2
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Sep  1 Sam Bolen                  Brooklyn, NY                       LK  3
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Sep 15 Tommy Kelly                Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
          -Some sources report "KO 1" vs "Sammy Kelly"
Oct 20 Jim Martin                 Baltimore, Md                      TK  2
Dec  7 William "Billy" Duke       Baltimore, Md                      TK  6

1900
Jan 16 Joe Barrett                Baltimore, Md                      KO  7
Feb  9 Paul Doane                 Baltimore, Md                       W  8
Mar 29 Walter Hunt                Baltimore, Md                      KO  2
May  3 -Miller seconded Billy Whistler vs. Dave Sullivan in Baltimore, Md
Aug 30 Fred Sweigert              Baltimore, Md                       W   
Sep 17 Tom Wallace                Baltimore, Md                       W 10
          -Some sources report "W 8" on 11/22/10
Oct  9 William Courtney           Baltimore, Md                       W  8
Nov 22 Tom Wallace                Baltimore, Md                       W  8

1901
Jan 11 John Thompson              Baltimore, Md                      EX   
          -Thompson used the name "Texas June Bug"
Feb  8 John Thompson              Baltimore, Md                      TK  7
          -Thompson used the name "Texas June Bug";
            Some sources report "W 8" 
Feb 13 Tom Wallace                Baltimore, Md                       W  8
Jun 14 Tom Farrell                Baltimore, Md                       W   
Jul 29 Frank Tyson                Baltimore, US                       W  3
Sep 30 Robert "Bobby" Dobbs       Baltimore, Md                       D 20
Oct 18 Wesley Ward                Baltimore, Md                      KO  3
          -Some sources report "W 3"
Dec 20 Charles Boyer              Baltimore, Md                      LF  4

1902
Jan  4 Howard Wilson              Philadelphia, Pa                   LT  5
          -Some sources report 1/05/02 and 1/06/02;
           Some sources report "KO 5"
Jan 11 Young Starr                Philadelphia, Pa                   KO  3
Jan 18 Jack Downey                Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb  7 Tim Kearns                 Baltimore, Md                      TK 14
Feb    Jack Ryan                  Philadelphia, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 15 Bobby Thompson             Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6
Feb 22 Charley Norton             Philadelphia, Pa                   KO  3
Feb 28 Robert "Bobby" Dobbs       Baltimore, Md                       D 20
Apr  4 Tim Kearns                 Baltimore, Md                       D 20
          -Some sources report 4/03/02
May  2 Isadore "Izzy" Strauss     Baltimore, Md                      WF  3
May  8 Jack Blackson              Chester, Pa                        KO  4
May 12 -Miller seconded Joe Gans vs. Frank Erne in Fort Erie, Ont, Canada
May 23 Jack Bennett               Chester, Pa                        ND  6
          -The Baltimore (Md) Sun reports Miller had the best
           of the fighting but other papers give the nod to
           Bennett; Some sources report "W 6" on 5/24/1902
Jun 27 Henry Lewis                San Francisco, Ca                  LF  4
Jul 24 Cyclone Kelly              Oakland, Ca                         D  8
Sep 12 Tim Kearns                 Baltimore, Md                      LF  4
Sep 19 Robert "Bobby" Dobbs       Baltimore, Md                      KO 17
          -Some sources report 9/20/02
Oct 13 Warren Zurbrick            Fort Erie, Ont, Canada              L 10
          -Some sources report "LK 7"; Some report "LF 10"
Nov 28 Joe Handler                Baltimore, Md                      LK 13
          -Some sources report "LK 3"

1903
Mar 25 Joe Barrett                Savannah, Ga                      TK  4
          -Some sources report "KO 5" vs "Jack Barrett
Apr  8 Jack Ryan                  Savannah, Ga                       D 20
Apr 22 Kid Williams               Savannah, Ga                      KO  7
Jul  3 Jack Ryan                  Savannah, Ga                      LK 15
Jul 24 Tommy Corcoran             Savannah, Ga                      KO 18
          -Some sources report "KO 7" on 7/25/1903
Aug 12 Tommy Corcoran             Savannah, Ga                       W 20
Sep  2 Billy Farren               Savannah, Ga                      LF 10
Sep 16 Billy Farren               Savannah, Ga                       D 25
Oct 15 Billy Farren               Savannah, Ga                       D 20
          -Some sources report 10/14/03
Oct 29 Bobby Thompson             Savannah, Ga                      LK  1
Nov  5 Cub White                  Savannah, Ga                       D 20
Nov 18 Cub White                  Savannah, Ga                       W 15
Dec  4 Cub White                  Charleston, SC                     D 15
          -Some sources report "D 20"

1904
Jan 18 Fred Vanuch                Baltimore, Md                      D  6
          -Police intervened
Nov 14 Al Lauterbach              Baltimore, Md                      W 15
          -Some sources report ND-W 10" vs "Con Lauterbach"

1905
Jan 24 Jimmy Connolly             Baltimore, Md                      D 15
Mar 22 Joe Handler                Baltimore, Md                      W 15

1906
Mar 13 Kid Whitman                Baltimore, Md                      L   
Nov  9 Tommy Daly                 Baltimore, Md                      L 10

1907
Apr  3 Soldier Burns              Highlandtown, Md                   W 15
          -Some sources report "W 20"
May 13 Soldier Burns              Highlandtown, Md                   W 15
          -Some sources report 5/14/07
May 17 Charles "Jack" Blackburn   Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  3
Jun 26 Terry Martin               Baltimore, Md                     LK  5

1908
Feb 28 Billy Griffin              Hot Springs, Ar                   LK  4
          -Some sources report "LK 3"

1911
Feb 10 Kid Rubberfoot             Baltimore, Md                     KO  3

1915
May 15 K.O. Sweeney               Baltimore, Md                      D 10

1916
Jun  9 Fay Keiser                 Cumberland, Md                     L 10
Jul  8 Mike Uraine                Baltimore, Md                      W 10
Nov  6 Jeff Smith                 Baltimore, Md                     LK  3

1917
Nov 16 Henry Hauber               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov 23 Billy Kramer               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

*** Photo and Much Data Provided By William Schutte ***

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

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