Tom Tracey

BORN   in Australia (Came to America and fought out of Portland, Oregon)
DIED July 1 1937; Portland, Oregon
HEIGHT 5-7 3/4
WEIGHT 138-145 lbs

Tracey was a ready, willing and able scrapper who began fighting in Australia but fought most of his career in America; He was a good boxer and carried a decent punch

Tom defeated such men as Tom Williams, Billy Gallagher, Harry Fischer, Paddy Smith, Jim "Rube" Ferns, Frank McConnell, Tom Meadows and Dick Case

Undated
       Owen Daly                  Melbourne, Vic, Aus               W   
       Alec Rogers                Melbourne, Vic, Aus               L   
       Nipper Peakes              Melbourne, Vic, Aus               D  8
       Dick Stanner               in Australia                      D   
       Tom Williams               in Australia                     KO  3
          -Some sources report "D 3"

1890
Apr  3 Jim Saxon                  Melbourne, Vic, Aus              KO  2

1891
Mar  9 Tom Duggan                 Melbourne, Vic, Aus               L  8
Jul 27 Tom Duggan                 Melbourne, Vic, Aus               L  8
       Elijah Jackson             in Australia                      D   
Sep 21 Edward "Dummy" Mace        Melbourne, Vic, Aus               D  8
Dec 28 Jimmy Murphy               Melbourne, Vic, Aus               W  8

1892
       Tom Williams               in Australia                     LK  7
Aug 27 Tom Meadows                Melbourne, Vic, Aus              KO  5
Nov  5 Edward "Dummy" Mace        Melbourne, Vic, Aus               W  3
          -Lightweight Championship of Australia
Dec 22 -Tracy arrived at San Francisco, Ca accompanied by Dan Creedon

1893
Jan 27 Billy Gallagher            San Francisco, Ca                KO 19
       Harry Martin               New York, NY                      W  3
Sep  4 Dan Creedon                New York, NY                     EX  3
Dec 16 Jim Corbett                Mayport, Fl                      EX   
Dec 31 Jim Corbett                Mayport, Fl                      EX   

1894
Feb  6 Welch's Pickaninny         New York, NY                      W  4
Feb  7 Charley Barnett            New York, NY                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb  9 Mike Harris                New York, NY                     EX  4
Feb 10 Mike Harris                New York, NY                      W  4
          -Some sources report "TK 4"
Apr 19 Joe Walcott                Boston, Ma                       LK 16
May 10 Bobby Dobbs                Cincinnati, Oh                   EX   
May 10 Jesse Sheets               Cincinnati, Oh                   EX   
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
May    Wiley Evans                Cincinnati, Oh                   EX   
          -Some sources report "ND"
May    Wiley Evans                Cincinnati, Oh                   EX   
Jun  5 Bobby Dobbs                Chicago, Il                       D  4
          -Some sources report "ND 4"

1895
Mar 20 Tommy Ryan                 Chicago, Il                       D  8
          -Some sources report "ND 8"; Tracey was bleeding 
           badly by the end of the fight and almost blinded; 
           The verdict should have been "LT 8"
Apr 27 Dan Creedon                Galveston, Tx                    EX  3
May  8 Tom Cavanaugh              Galveston, Tx                    KO  8

1896
Feb  3 Ted White                  London, Eng                      EX  3
Mar 30 Tom Williams               London, Eng                      KO  1
Oct    Dick Burge                 London, Eng                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but cancelled
Oct  8 Young Corbett (George Green) San Francisco, Ca               L 10
Dec  1 Jim Ryan                   San Francisco, Ca                 D 10

1897
Feb 24 Tommy Ryan                 Syracuse, NY                     LT  9
          -Welterweight Championship of the World
Apr 27 Harry Fisher               New York, NY                     TK 14
Jun 14 Joe Walcott                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 18 Young Griffo               St. Louis, Mo                    NC  1
          -Some sources report "TK 1";
           Griffo quit, claiming an injury experienced earlier in the day
Nov 18 "San Fran" Paddy Smith     St. Louis, Mo                    TK  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Dec 27 Joe Walcott                Chicago, Il                       D  6

1898
Feb  3 Bob Douglass               St. Louis, Mo                     D  8
Jun  5 William "Kid" McPartland   Chicago, Il                      LF  2
Aug  5 Frank McConnell            San Francisco, Ca                KO 17
Sep 29 Fred Muller                Sacramento, Ca                   ND 11
          -Police intervened
Nov 25 George "Kid" Lavigne       San Francisco, Ca                 L 20
          -Lightweight Championship of the World

1899
Feb 28 Fred Muller                San Francisco, Ca                TK 10
Apr 25 Al Neill                   San Francisco, Ca                LF 20
          -Some sources report "L 20"
Sep 15 "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien Chicago, Il                      L  6

1900
Jan 17 "Young" Peter Jackson      Stockton, Ca                     LF  7
Sep  6 Charles Jost               Portland, Or                     KO  2

1901
Jan 13 Dick Case                  Portland, Or                     KO  9
May 19 Al Neill                   Seattle, Wa                       D 20
          -Reports vary - 5/29/01 - 5/30/01
Aug 31 Mose LaFontise             Butte, Mt                         D 20
          -Some sources report 1903 but the Phila (Pa) Item
          on 9/12/01 reported "recently"
Oct 25 "Mysterious" Billy Smith   Portland, Or                      D 20
          -This bout was a "fake"
Dec 18 Al Neill                   Portland, Or                     LK 18
          -Some sources report 12/19/01;
           Some sources report 12/20/01

1895-1902
       Ben Tremble                Los Angeles, Ca                  KO 13

1902
Feb 25 Jim "Rube" Ferns           Portland, Or                      W 20
          -Some sources report 2/26/02
Apr 14 Jimmy Burns                Salt Lake City, Ut               LK  3
Aug 16 Reilly                     Seattle, Wa                       W 20

1903
May 13 Joe Gans                   Portland, Or                     LT  9
Dec 13 Maurice Thompson           Butte, Mt                        LK  5

1904
Aug 17 Rufe Turner                Seattle, Wa                       L 10
          -Some sources report "LT 10"

1905
Jul 28 Jack Kearns                Vancouver, BC, Can               KO 14
Dec  8 Warren Zubrick             Vancouver, BC, Can               LK  8

1909
Aug 18 Rudi Unholz                Sydney, NSW, Aus                  L 20

1926
Jul 10 -Tracey was operating a small cigar store in Portland, Oregon

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