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Following the happenings of The News-Herald Community Media Lab, as well as the library and archive, where we're digging to find historic people, places, events and things to see how much the times have changed or how much they have stayed the same.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

This date in area sports history: May 23

1949: Cleveland boxer Joey Maxim lays claim to the National Boxing Association American light heavyweight title with a 15-round unanimous decision over Gus Lesnevich in Cincinnati.


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