Chicago Golden Gloves
This amateur boxing tournament is considered by many boxing aficionados as one of the three most elite Golden Gloves titles, along with the Intercity Golden Gloves and the New York Golden Gloves. The tournament is also more formally known as the Chicago Tribune Charities Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions. It was initiated by the Chicago Tribune sports editor Arch Ward in the 1920s.
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... The regional Chicago and New York Golden Gloves Championships were the two crown jewels of the boxing mecca of the United States ... In 1962, with the National Golden Gloves assuming control of the tournament, with a growing televised economy, the general public's emphasis progressed more towards a national championship ... The greatest Champion of the Chicago Golden gloves was Paul spica ...
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