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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Sammy Trott

BORN November 4 1889; Columbus, Ohio
DIED 1954; Columbus, Ohio
HEIGHT 5-3 1/2
WEIGHT 105-135 lbs
1909
Jan 13 Young Russ                 Columbus, Oh                       TK  1
          -Some sources report "Young Ross" on 2/22/1909
Mar 12 Billy Fergus               Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Mar 17 Johnny Albanese            Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Mar 31 Young Zimmerman            Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
May 25 Johnny Albanese            Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Jul 14 Bobby Welch                Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Sep 22 Julius "Young" Dettlof     Columbus, Oh                       ND  8
Sep 29 Kid Leberer                Columbus, Oh                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; the outcome is not known
Oct  1 Kid Red                    Columbus, Oh                       TK  2
Dec  1 Lou Roeller                Columbus, Oh                       KO  3
          -Some sources report 11/15/1909

1910
Jan 31 Kid Griswold               Richmond, In                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Griswold did not show
Feb 24 Johnny "Battling" Schultz  Newark, Oh                         ND 10
Mar 28 Johnny "Battling" Schultz  Newark, Oh                         ND 10
May 27 Gus "Battling" Warner      Springfield, Oh                    ND 20
          -Some sources report 5/24/1910
Jun 13 Jack White                 Springfield, Oh                    ND 20
Aug 28 Johnny "Battling" Schultz  Toledo, Oh                         ND 10
Sep  2 Eddie Greenwald            Milwaukee, Wi                      ND  8
Sep 19 Johnny "Battling" Schultz  Springfield, Oh                    ND 20
Oct  4 Johnny "Battling" Schultz  Lexington, Ky                       L 15
Oct  7 Billy Driscoll             Milwaukee, Wi                      ND  8
Dec  2 Jack White                 Dayton, Oh                         LK  3
Dec 26 Eddie Greenwald            Milwaukee, Wi                      ND  8

1911
Jan  4 Tommy Kilbane              Columbus, Oh                       ND 12
Feb 14 Hugh Madole                Youngstown, Oh                     ND 10
Mar  1 Paul Sikora                Detroit, Mi                        ND  8
Mar 15 Tommy Kilbane              Windsor, Ont, Canada               ND  8
          -Some sources report "Detroit, Mi"
Mar 28 Billy Allen                Youngstown, Oh                     ND 12
Apr  5 Billy Wagner               Windsor, Ont, Canada               ND  8
Jun 15 Billy Wagner               Akron, Oh                          ND 15
Sep  4 Andy Bezenah               Columbus, Oh                       ND 10
Sep 18 Milburn "Young" Saylor     New Orleans, La                    ND 10
Oct  9 Pal Brown                  New Orleans, La                    ND 10
Dec 27 Julius "Yankee" Schwartz   Dayton, Oh                         ND 15

1912
Jan 31 Joe Phillips               Detroit, Mi                        ND  8
Feb 20 Milburn "Young" Saylor     Columbus, Oh                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Saylor injured an eye during training
Feb 20 Joe Thiel                  Columbus, Oh                       ND 10
Mar  1 Oscar "Batting" Nelson     Dayton, Oh                         ND 15
Mar  6 Andy Bezenah               Hamilton, Oh                       ND 10
Mar 20 Joe Phillips               Cleveland, Oh                      ND 12
Mar 29 Billy Connors              Youngstown, Oh                     ND 12 
Apr 10 Julius "Yankee" Schwartz   Hamilton, Oh                       ND 10
Apr 23 Grover Hayes               Canton, Oh                        SCH   
          -This bout as tentatively scheduled but cancelled; Hayes had a conflict
May  3 Rudi Unholz                Cleveland, Oh                      ND 12
May 20 Pal Brown                  Columbus, Oh                       ND 10
May 29 Pal Brown                  Columbus, Oh                       ND 10
Jun 27 Billy Wagner               Akron, Oh                          ND 12
Aug 15 Jack Dillon                Indianapolis, In                  SCH   
          -This was a scheduled exhibition; The outcome is not known
Aug 27 Phil Brock                 Cleveland, Oh                      ND 12
Sep  2 Milburn "Young" Saylor     Columbus, Oh                       ND 10
Sep 27 Valentine "Knockout" Brown Cleveland, Oh                      LT  8

1913
Jan 25 Arthur "Bud" Anderson      Vernon, Ca                         LT  6
Mar 25 Eddie Forest               Columbus, Oh                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but postponed
Apr  7 Eddie Forest               Columbus, Oh                       ND 10
May  1 Ray Parks                  Pittsburgh, Pa                     ND  6
May 23 Grover Hayes               Winnipeg, Man, Canada              ND 12
Aug  1 Joe Robinson               Winnipeg, Man, Canada              ND  3
Aug 15 Steve Ketchel              Winnipeg, Man, Canada              ND 12
Sep  1 "Winnipeg" George O'Brien  Winnipeg, Man, Canada              ND 12
          -O'Brien was actually "George Elliott"
Sep 25 "Winnipeg" George O'Brien  Winnipeg, Man, Canada              ND 12
Oct    -Trott worked out daily with Grant "Kid" Clark for his upcoming bout
           against Gus Christie in Cincinnati, Oh
Nov 24 Julius "Yankee" Schwartz   Cincinnati, Oh                     ND 10
Dec 16 Willie Moore               Bridgeport, Oh                     ND 12

1914
Feb 12 Willie Jones               Columbus, Oh                       ND 12
Feb 16 Battling Terry             New Castle, Pa                     LK 10
          -Some sources report "ND 10"
Jul  4 Jimmy Anderson             Terre Haute, In                    ND 10
Jul 21 Eddie Hart                 Terre Haute, In                    ND 10
Aug 27 Al Schumacher              Baltimore, Md                      ND 10
Nov 20 Mickey Sheridan            Grand Rapids, Mi                   ND  6

1915
Feb 22 Matty McCue                Milwaukee, Wi                      ND 10
Mar  1 Johnny Harvey              Columbus, Oh                       ND 12
Oct 26 Jimmy Anderson             Clinton, In                        LT  7
Dec  6 Hal Stewart                Columbus, Oh                      SCH   
         -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

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

Undated
       Tommy McGinty                                                  D  6
          -Reportedly, this bout took place prior to 5/11/1910
       Con O'Kelly                                                    ?   
          -Reportedly, this bout took place prior to 1/14/1911

1908
Oct  7 Jesse Castle               Columbus, Oh                       KO  1
Dec 13 Jack Harvey                Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Dec 20 Kid Dolan                  Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Dec 25 Kid Kominsky               Columbus, Oh                       KO  2

1909
Jan  1 Tony Nelson                Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Jan 18 Jack Tierney               Columbus, Oh                       ND  4
Mar  8 Mickey McLaughlin          Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
May 10 Kid Schaeffer              Columbus, Oh                       KO  3
Jun 22 Johnny Albanese            Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Jul  5 Frank Capuana              Columbus, Oh                       KO  3
Sep 20 Johnny Albanese            Columbus, Oh                       ND  6
Sep 30 Young Seville              Columbus, Oh                       ND  6

1910
Jan  5 Russell Van Horn           Newark, Oh                         ND  6

1912
Nov 27 K.O. Mars                  Columbus, Oh                       ND  6

1914
May  1 Young Alexander            Charleston, WV                     ND 10

*** Photo Provided By William Schutte ***

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