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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Young Starr
(Harry Stahl)

BORN   February 7 1880; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DIED 1952; Resided in Atlantic City, New Jersey
HEIGHT 5-9
WEIGHT 118-138 lbs
1896
Apr 11 Sammy Callahan              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Sep 28 Tim Callahan                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Nov 13 Joe "Kid" Golden            Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Dec 26 Kid Hanlon                  Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  2

1897
Jan  2 Young Foley                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Jan 23 Jack Ashton                 Wilmington, De                    ND  6
Jan 28 Kid McGlone                 Philadelphia, Pa                   D  6
Feb 13 Matt Mullen                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Feb 20 Mike Jones                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Feb 27 Tom O'Donnell               Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  2
Mar 11 Billy O'Donnell             Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  4
Mar 13 Jack Harrison               Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  2
Mar 20 Joe Babe                    Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  1
Mar 25 Kid Krause                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 27 Harry Burke                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1898
Jan 15 Kid Krause                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Aug 29 Jack Montroy                Philadelphias, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  1 Jack McDonald               Philadelphia, Pa                  NC  3
Nov 19 Kid Krause                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov 30 Johnny Woolem               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -Some sources report "ND 4"
Dec 10 Waddy Miller                Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  3
Dec 19 Adam Ryan                   Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 24 George Holland              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Dec 31 Whitey Lester               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4

1899
Apr
Jan  7 Tim McDermott               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Jan  9 Joe Zimmerman               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jan 10 Johnny Woolem               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jan 14 Kentucky Rosebud            Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -This man was "Walter Edgerton"
Feb  4 Kentucky Rosebud            Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -This man was "Walter Edgerton"
Feb 11 Elwood McCloskey            Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  3
Feb 25 Elwood McCloskey            Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
May 13 Kentucky Rosebud            Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -This man was "Walter Edgerton"
May 20 Jack Bennett                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Sep 23 Charles Hitte               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
OCt 14 Tommy Cleary                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Oct 30 Leslie Pearce               Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  3
Nov 18 Tim Kearns                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec  4 Isadore "Izzy" Strauss      Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 23 Martin Judge                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1900
Jan 13 George McFadden             Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; McFadden did not show
Jan 13 Jerome Quigley              Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  5
Jan 19 Harry Berger                Allentown, Pa                     LF  7
Feb  3 Tim Kearns                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Feb 24 Isadore "Izzy" Strauss      Philadelphia, Pa                  WF  2
Mar  2 Frank "Crocky" Boyle        Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  3
Mar 17 Bobby Thompson              Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar 24 William "Spike" Sullivan    Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Apr 21 William "Spike" Sullivan    Brooklyn, NY                      LF 13
Aug 17 Harry Berger                Philadelphia, Pa                  LF  4
Sep  8 Tommy Cleary                Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH    
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; The attendance was too poor
Oct  6 Jimmy Burke                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -The referee stopped this bout midway through
           the last round due to the disorderly crowd
Oct 15 Kid Thomas                  Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  4
Nov 12 Owen Ziegler                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov 26 Jim Maloney                 Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  1
Dec  3 Tommy Cleary                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1901
Nov 28 Jim Burke                   Hartford, Ct                      TK  1

1902
Jan 11 Herman Miller               Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  3
Jan 25 Jack Hanlon                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Mar  8 Joe Reed                    Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov  8 Billy Devine                Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Dec 14 Jack Falvey                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1903
Aug 24 Cub White                   Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Sep  7 Eddie Cain                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
          -This bout was not held 9/06/03
Sep 21 Charles Mulhall             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Oct  1 Dave Holly                  Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  4
          -Police intervened
Oct 19 Charles Mulhall             Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Nov  3 Charles Mulhall             Reading, Pa                       LF  5
Dec 19 Eddie Cain                  Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1904
Apr 22 Billy Burke                 Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
Jun 16 Willie Lewis                Philadelphia, Pa                  LT  3

1905
Apr  3 Young Mann                  Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  4

1906
Jan 22 Young Casey                 New York, NY                      ND  3
Feb 15 -Starr was scheduled to enter a 135-pound tournament in Philadelphia, Pa

1908
Feb 14 Mike Malone                 Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  1

1910
Sep  7 Buck Miller                 Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  2

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

Undated
       Adam Ryan                   Philadelphia, Pa                   D  6
       Eddie Kennedy               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6
       Young Mahoney               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1897
Jan 27 Kid McGlone                 Philadelphia, Pa                   W  6

1899
Apr 27 W.C. Smith                  Philadelphia, Pa                  KO  2
       Jack Bennett                Philadelphia, Pa                   L  5

1900
Jan  5 Young McCoy                 near Middletown, De               LK  3

1901
       Adam Ryan                                                      D  6

1902
Mar 13 Tom Daly                    Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  6

1904
Jan 30 Jack Lansing                Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  3
          -Reportedly, Lansing fought "Kid Starr"
Feb 20 Kid Meade                   Philadelphia, Pa                  LK  2
          -Reportedly, Meade fought "Kid Starr"

1905
Apr 27 John "Happy" McGugart       Coaldale, Pa                      LK  5
          -Reportedly, McGugart fought "Kid Starr"

1906
Apr 10 Young Rose                  New York, NY                       L  3

*** Most Data Provided By William Schutte and Luckett Davis ***

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