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Dick Moore
(Richard Moore)

BORN   April 24 1870; Tipperary, Ireland
DIED 1923; Yonkers, New York (Some sources report St. Paul, Minnesota)
HEIGHT 5-8 1/2
WEIGHT 133-165 lbs
MANAGER Benjamin "Rob Roy" Benton (Some sources report Robert Benton)


 

1888
Mar 25 Charles Kemmick               St. Paul, Mn                    LK  7
Nov 13 Jack Kelly                    St. Paul, Mn                    KO  4
Dec  3 Jack O'Brien                  Minneapolis, Mn                  W  4
Dec  4 Charlie Osbourne              Minneapolis, Mn                 KO  2
Dec  5 Paddy Dunn                    Minneapolis, Mn                 KO  1
Dec  6 Jack Smith                    St. Paul, Mn                    KO  3
Dec  7 Paddy Dunn                    Minneapolis, Mn                 KO  1
Dec 13 Tom Murray                    Minneapolis, Mn                  D  6
Dec 18 Jack Welsh                    St. Paul, Mn                    KO  4
Dec 28 Professor Bisbey              Minneapolis, Mn                 KO  4

1889
Jan  2 Tom Murray                    Minneapolis, Mn                 TK 10
Mar  9 Tom Murray                    Minneapolis, Mn                  D 15
Apr 19 John Meehan                   Minneapolis, Mn                  D  4
May 19 Johnny T. Griffin             St. Paul, Mn                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 13 Patsy Riley                   Minneapolis, Mn                 KO  2

1890
Feb  3 Harris Martin (Black Pearl)   Minneapolis, Mn                 LK  7
          -Middleweight Championship of the Northwest
May 23 Harris Martin (Black Pearl)   St. Paul, Mn                     L  4
          -Middleweight Championship of the Northwest;
           Some sources report "Minneapolis, Mn"; Some sources report "LT  4"
Nov 15 Jack Riffle                   Dayton, Oh                      KO  2
Nov 23 Larry Brown                   Dayton, Oh                      KO  7
Nov 29 Billy Gibbs                   Dayton, Oh                       D  2
Dec  6 T.W. Eck                      St. Paul, Mn                    KO  2
Dec 12 Jimmy Griffin                 St. Paul, Mn                    KO  2

1891
Feb 27 Charley Johnson               St. Paul, Mn                     D  8
Apr 18 Jack Stanley                  St. Paul, Mn                    KO  1
May  1 Frank Glover                  St. Paul, Mn                    KO  3
May 29 Charley Johnson               Minneapolis, Mn                 LK 13
Jun 12 Paddy Cummings                St. Paul, Mn                     W  6
Sep 24 Billy Meyers                  Kansas City, Mo                 KO  5
Oct 13 Ned Golden                    Kansas City, Mo                 KO  3
Oct 25 Young Miller                  Kansas City, Mo                 KO  3
Nov 27 Tim Noland                    Omaha, Ne                       LK 10

1892
Jan 13 Barney Taylor                 South Omaha, Ne                 KO  2
Feb  5 Jack Kelly                    Omaha, Ne                       WF  2
Feb 27 Paddy Cummings                Dubuque, Ia                      W 16
Apr  9 Jack Stanley                  Omaha, Ne                       KO  2
Jun  6 Henry Baker                   Millington, Il                  KO  7
          -This bout was held near Chicago, Il; Some sources report 6/05/1892
Jun 13 Joe Tansey                    Chicago, Il                     KO  8
Jun 26 Wiley Evans                   Andalusia, Il                   TK 13
Sep  2 Billy Gibbs                   Columbus, Oh                    KO  6
Oct 16 Jim Crowley                   Chicago, Il                     KO  5
Nov 20 Henry Baker                   Chicago, Il                     LK 15
          -Some sources report 11/24/1892; Some sources report "L 15"
Dec  9 Nook Richards                 St. Paul, Mn                     W  8
Dec 30 Jim Crowley                   Omaha, Ne                       KO  3

1893
Feb 16 Harry Jackson                 St. Paul, Mn                    TK  3
Mar 16 Jim Fitzpatrick               St. Paul, Mn                    TK  1
Apr 20 Tom Murray                    St. Paul, Mn                     D 10
May 18 Tom Murray                    St. Paul, Mn                    TK 10
Jun 29 Billy "Shadow" Maber          St. Paul, Mn                     W 20
Jul  6 Jerry Driscoll                Kenosha, Wi                     KO  2
Jul 13 Tom Forrey                    Kenosha, Wi                     KO  2
Jul 20 Jack Dougherty                Kenosha, Wi                      W  6
Jul 27 Tom Fitzgerald                Kenosha, Wi                     KO  3
Aug 25 George Kessler                Minneapolis, Mn                 WF  3
Oct 20 Martin "Buffalo" Costello     Minneapolis, Mn                  W 20
Dec 14 "Nonpareil" Jack Dempsey      Boston, Ma                      EX  3
Dec 24 Ed Roach                      Boston, Ma                      KO  4

1894
Feb 27 Dan Creedon                   Boston, Ma                       D 10
Mar 13 Billy McCarthy                Boston, Ma                       D 10
Apr 27 Dan Creedon                   Minneapolis, Mn                 LK  9
          -Middleweight Championship of America
May 10 Pat McHugh                    Cincinnati, Oh                  EX   
May 10 Dan Creedon                   Cincinnati, Oh                  EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
May 11 an unnamed opponent           Cincinnati, Oh                 SCH   
May 11 Dan Creedon                   Cincinnati, Oh                 SCH   
          -The previous 2 bouts were scheduled; The outcomes are not known
May 21 Jim McCoy                     Pittsburgh, Pa                  EX   
May 23 Dave Lynch                    Pittsburgh, Pa                  EX   
May 24 Dom McCaffrey's Unknown       Pittsburgh, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun  5 Dan Creedon                   Chicago, Il                     EX   
Jun  8 Lon Agnew                     Chicago, Il                     EX  3
Jul 23 Jack Powers                   St. John, NS, Canada             D  6
Nov 26 Jerry Driscoll                London, England                 LK  9

1895
Feb 22 Tom McCarthy                  Woburn, Ma                       W 10
Apr 12 Jack Casey                    Brooklyn, NY                    KO  3
May 14 Fred Morris                   Boston, Ma                      LT 11
May 30 Tom McCarthy                  Bradford, Pa                    ND 15
Jun 27 Joe Dunfee                    Bradford, Pa                    ND 15
          -Some sources report "D 16"
Aug 24 Billy Hennessey               Bradford, Pa                    ND 20
Sep  2 Charles "Kid" McCoy           Louisville, Ky                  LT  6
Dec  2 Paddy Purtell                 Excelsior Springs, Mo           NC 12
          -Some sources report "D 11"; Police intervened

1896
Jan 12 Paddy Purtell                 Kansas City, Mo                 LK  4
          -This bout was "private" fight
Mar 23 Jack Londergan                Brooklyn, NY                     D  8
May 30 Charles "Kid" McCoy           Brooklyn, NY                     L 10
Jun 12 Dick Baker                    Brooklyn, NY                     D 12
Aug 20 Tommy Ryan                    Buffalo, NY                      L 20
Sep 20 Danny Needham                                                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 12 Dick O'Brien                  New York, NY                    LK  5
Nov 19 Jack Bonner                   Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Dec  3 Abraham "Abe" Ullman          Baltimore, Md                    W 20
Dec 10 Abraham "Abe" Ullman          Baltimore, Md                    W 20
          -Some sources report "Philadelphia, Pa"
Dec 30 Patsy Raedy                   Bladensburg, Md                  D 20

1897
Jan 21 Jack Bonner                   Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan 28 Charley Johnson               Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jan 28 Mike Brennan                  Philadelphia, Pa               SCH   
          -Reports suggest the previous 2 bouts scheduled for the same date
Feb  6 Johnny Gorman                 New York, NY                    LK 14
Mar 23 Jack Bonner                   Athens, Pa                       D 15
Jul 22 Charles "Kid" McCoy           Buffalo, NY                     LK  2
Aug 23 Andy Walsh                    Brooklyn, NY                    TK  2
          -Police intervened

1898
Jan 14 Johnny Gorman                 Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Mar 28 Dick O'Brien                  New Haven, Ct                    L 15
May 10 Tom "Stockings" Conroy        Troy, NY                         D 20
          -Some sources report "L 20"
Jun 15 Patsy Raedy                   Elmira, NY                       D 20
Jul  2 Tom "Jabber" Carey            Brooklyn, NY                    LK  7
Oct 17 Tom Lansing                   Louisville, Ky                  LK 12
Dec  3 Charlie Goff                  Brooklyn,NY                     LK  3

1899
Feb  7 George Bassell                New York, NY                     W 10
Apr 17 Charley Stevenson             Trenton, NJ                      W 20
Apr 29 Jack Root                     Chicago, Il                     LK  2
May  5 Tim Hurley                    Susquehanna, Pa                 LK  4
May 13 Jack Bonner                   Pottsville, Pa                  LK  3
May 22 Tom Murray                    St. Paul, Mn                     W 10
May 27 Charley Stevenson             Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6
Jun 29 Harry Fisher                  Wheeling, WV                    LT  5
Aug  9 Billy Moore                   Canton, Oh                       D 20
Oct  9 Jack Stelzner                 St. Louis, Mo                    D 15
Oct 23 Joe Choynski                  St. Louis, Mo                   LK  3

1900
Jan 15 Charlie Goff                  Troy, NY                        WF  4
Jan 29 Jack Collier                  Brooklyn, NY                     D 12
Feb 16 Tommy West                    Baltimore, Md                   LF  4
          -Some sources report "LK 4"
Mar 13 Charlie Goff                  Troy, NY                        LK  7
          -Some sources report "LK 4"
Apr 10 Joe Walcott                   Baltimore, Md                   LK  4
May  9 Dick O'Brien                  Lynn, Ma                        LT  5
Sep  7 Billy Moore                   Massillon, Oh                    W 15

1901
Feb 26 Al Weinig                     Memphis, Tn                     LK  4
Sep 16 Jack Bonner                   Trenton, NJ                     LK  2
Nov 14 Harry Smith                   Liverpool, England              LT  4

1902
Apr 15 Charlie Haghey                Philadelphia, Pa LK  2
Dec 12 Billy Johnson                 Liverpool, England               W  6

1903
Mar  9 Dick Ward                     Liverpool, England              TK  3
Jul 31 George Byers                  Boston, Ma                      LK  3
          -Moore went into the saloon business in Yonkers, NY (with Jack Skelly)

1905
Jan  2 Fred Cooley                   Philadelphia, Pa                LK  2

1918
Jun  5 Jim Johnson                   Yonkers, NY                     KO  3

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

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

1889
       Professor Beasley             Minneapolis, Mn                  W  3
          -Perhaps, this was "Professor Bisbey"

1894
Feb    Alec Greggains                Providence, RI                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec  7 Jerry Driscoll                London, England                  W   
Dec 13 Ted Pritchard                 in England                       D  6

1897
Jun  7 Dick O'Brien                  Philadelphia, Pa                ND  6