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Jimmy Potts
(James Ebenezer Potts)

BORN April 8 1879; Somerset, Wisconsin
DIED March 24 1956; Minneapolis, Minnesota
HEIGHT 5-6
WEIGHT 135-155 lbs
MANAGERS Sig Hart, Billy Potts
1899
Jan  1 Ernie Potts                Minneapolis, Mn                     D  3
Mar  1 Dave Shore                 Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6
Apr  1 Joseph Roche               Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  5
May  1 George Dusette             St. Paul, Mn                       KO  4

1900
Feb 28 Kid Lewis                  St. Paul, Mn                       KO  4
Mar 14 Morris Selfe               St. Paul, Mn                        D  6
Apr  1 Dan Craig                  Barron, Wi                          W  8
May  2 Kid Reynolds               St. Paul, Mn                        W  6
Jun 20 Kid Reynolds               St. Paul, Mn                        W  4
Jul  1 Dave Shore                 Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  1

1901
Jan  9 Morris Selfe               St. Paul, Mn                        D  6
Jan 31 Kid Wilson                 Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6
Feb 18 Tommy Evers                St. Paul, Mn                        W  6
Mar  1 Billy Flaherty             Minneapolis, Mn                     W  4
Apr  1 Billy Campbell             Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  1
May  1 Frank Maddox               Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6
Jun  1 Billy Goodside             Minneapolis, Mn                     D  4
Jul  1 Joseph Roche               St. Paul, Mn                       KO  2
Aug  1 Billy Walsh                Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6
Sep  1 Billy Flaherty             Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  2

1902
Feb  5 Morris Selfe               Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  2
Apr 18 Young Nunzie               Chicago, Il                         D  6
May  1 Harry Kenny                in Minnesota                       KO  2
May 26 Buddy Rodgers              Chicago, Il                        KO  1
Jun  2 Harry Kenendy              Chicago, Il                        KO  2
Jun  6 Billy Meyers               Chicago, Il                        KO  2
Jun 30 Jim Heenan                 Chicago, Il                        KO  4
Jul 30 Jack Gill                  Minneapolis, Mn                     D  4
Nov  1 Eddie Gardner              Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10

1903
May  1 Eddie Gardner              Minneapolis, Mn                    LF 12
Nov 18 Pat Campbell               Minneapolis, Mn                    TK  7

1904
Jan 10 Pat Campbell               St. Paul, Mn                       KO  3
Jan 19 Walter Campbell            Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6
Apr  1 Eddie Gardner              Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10
May  2 Eddie Gardner              Minneapolis, Mn                     D 15
Jun 20 Mark Nelson                Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  4
Sep  1 Tug Wilson                 Barron, Wi                          W  5
Sep 15 Tug Wilson                 Barron, Wi                          W  8
Oct 15 Jack Parres                Barron, Wi                          D  6
Oct 18 Buddy Brown                St. Paul, Mn                       KO  4
Nov  9 Jack Harvey                St. Paul, Mn                       TK  6

1905
Jan  1 Ed Taro                                                        D 20
          -Lightweight Championship of Canada
Feb  1 Billy Hoke                 Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6
Feb 12 Maurice Thompson           St. Louis, Mo                       D 10
Apr 14 "Cyclone" Johnny Thompson  Milwaukee, Wi                       W  6
Aug  4 Jack Redmond               Minneapolis, Mn                     D  4
Sep  5 Milt Kinney                Minneapolis, Mn                     W 10
Nov 29 Jack Moore                 Minneapolis, Mn                     W  5
Dec  6 Jack Moore                 Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6

1906
Jan 13 Jim Best                   Minneapolis, Mn                     D  4
Jan 18 Oscar "Battling" Nelson    Minneapolis, Mn                    EX   
Mar 28 Fred Landers               Peoria, Il                          W 10
Apr 23 Willie Fitzgerald          Indianapolis, In                   LK  9
Jun 20 Howard "Kid" Oglesby       Helena, Mt                          D 20
Jul 25 Charles "Curley" Ulrich    Fargo, ND                           W 15
Oct 11 Clarence English           Davenport, Ia                       D 15
Nov  6 Eddie Gardner              Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10
Dec 11 Mark Nelson                Minneapolis, Mn                    TK  3
Dec 29 Charles "Curley" Ulrich    Minneapolis, Mn                    KO 10

1907
Jan 17 Jack Carrig                Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  2
Jan 30 Kid Farmer                 Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10
Feb 15 James "Curley" Supples     Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10
          -Was this man actually "Charles Curley Ulrich" ?
Feb 19 Battling Larson            Hudson, Wi                          W  6
Feb 26 Tommy Mowatt               Minneapolis, Mn                    TK  9
Mar 12 James "Curley" Supples     Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10
          -Was this man actually "Charles Curley Ulrich" ?
Mar 23 Eddie Chambers             Philadelphia, Pa                   WF  2
Apr 13 John "Kid" Gleason         Philadelphia, Pa                   ND  6

1908
Jan 22 John "Unk" Russell         New York, NY                       LK  2
Jan 29 Jack Murphy                New York, NY                        W  8
Feb  1 Harry Lenny                Troy, NY                           KO  4
Feb 11 Jeff Doherty               New York, NY                       ND  6
Mar 13 Mark Nelson                Minot, ND                          KO  3
Apr  4 Maurice Thompson           Calgary, Alta, Canada               D 15
Apr 13 Jim Truscott               Edmonton, Alta, Canada              W 10
Jun 10 Jack Bennett               Fargo, ND                           D 10
Jul 20 Joe Galligan               Edmonton, Alta, Canada             WF  2
Nov  2 Jack Kearns                Edmonton, Alta, Canada              D 10
Nov  8 Joe Grim                   Edmonton, Alta, Canada             KO  6
Dec 17 Billy Lauder               Edmonton, Alta, Canada              D 15
Dec 28 Charles "Curley" Ulrich    Minneapolis, Mn                    TK  3

1909
Jan 15 Herbert Catherwood         Minneapolis, Mn                     W 10
Jan 18 Herman Mace                Warren, Mn                         TK 10
Mar 20 Kid Howell                 Edmonton, Alta, Canada              W 15
Mar 26 Jack Bennett               Edmonton, Alta, Canada             TK  8
Apr  1 Maurice Thompson           Calgary, Alta, Canada               D 15
Apr 24 Jack Bennett               Carstairs, Alta, Canada            KO  7
May 31 Billy Lauder               Calgary, Alta, Canada              KO  6
Aug  1 Kid Morris                 Miles City, Mt                      W 20
Aug 30 Billy Moore                Miles City, Mt                      W 15
Sep  1 Louis "Kid" Scaler         Winnipeg, Man, Canada               D 10

1910
Feb 19 Charles "Curley" Ulrich    Duluth, Mn                          W 15
Mar  7 Joe Walcott                Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10
Apr 12 Steve Kinney               Minneapolis, Mn                     W 10
May 25 Jack Dougherty             Hibbing, Mn                        KO 19
Jun  6 Young O'Reagan             Eau Claire, Wi                     ND  8
Jun 14 Mike Memsic                Minneapolis, Mn                     W 10
Jul  4 Kid Braun                  Minneapolis, Mn                    KO  4
Oct 30 Billy Nutt                 Saskatoon, Sask, Canada            KO  9
Nov 13 Mike Gibbons               Minneapolis, Mn                     D 10
Dec 21 Billy Morehead             Marshfield, Wi                     ND 10

1911
Jan 21 Billy Morehead             Marshfield, Wi                     TK  6
Feb 13 Frank Ray Whitney          Minneapolis, Mn                    LF  5
Mar 11 Frank Ray Whitney          Minneapolis, Mn                     W 10
Oct  2 Perry "Kid" Graves         Minneapolis, Mn                     W  6
Dec 20 Leo Kossick                Fargo, ND                           D 15

1912
Apr 12 Charley Reilly             Edmonton, Alta, Canada              D 15
Jul  9 Louis "Kid" Scaler         Edmonton, Alta, Canada              L 15
Jul 25 Leo Kossick                Fargo, ND                          ND 10

1913
Mar  5 Tommy Krieg                Marshfield, Wi                      W 10
Dec 11 Young Salvador             Hudson, Wi                          W 10

1914
Dec 30 Johnny Tillman             Minneapolis, Mn                    ND 10

1916
Mar 31 Tom Mulhall                Winnipeg, Man, Canada               W 12
Oct 13 Eddie "K.O." Fingard       Winnipeg, Man, Canada               W 12
Dec 21 Young Wallace              Saskatoon, Sask, Canada            KO  2

1917
Apr 28 Johnny McCarthy            Minneapolis, Mn                    ND  4
May 22 Charlie McCarthy           Minneapolis, Mn                    ND 10

1919
Mar  4 Jack LaBelle               St. Paul, Mn                       TK  6
May 15 Bud Logan                  St. Paul, Mn                       ND 10

1920
Jan  3 Gus Bloomberg              Minneapolis, Mn                    ND 10
Feb  2 Gus Bloomberg              Minneapolis, Mn                    ND 10
Feb  6 Sammy Terrin               St. Paul, Mn                       ND 10
Sep 20 Johnny Nichols             St. Cloud, Mn                      ND 10
Oct  9 Hugo Seashore              Minneapolis, Mn                    ND 10
Nov 10 Otto Lundy                 Winona, Mn                         KO  6
Nov 25 Battling Hugo              Grand Forks, ND                    ND  6

1921
Apr 29 Billy MacKenzie            Winnipeg, Man, Canada               W 12

*** The Following Bout Is Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1909
May  7 Louis "Kid" Scaler         Edmonton, Alta, Canada             D 15

*** Photo Provided By William Schutte ***

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