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Saturday, June 08, 2013
Wednesday, April 15 1908 -- The long fight card of young boxers was put on by the Pacific Athletic Club last night, and there wasn't really much of in the way of standout performances. Herriman, not wishing to further wound the amateur and near-amateur boxers, makes commentary that doesn't cut too close to the bone.
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