Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day – Black History Month

“Joe Gans”  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  February 13 -17 , 2017 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday

The first African-American boxing champion (1902), Joe Gans is unknown to many but his legacy lives large in American popular culture history.

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To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

http://www.prx.org/pieces/85901-joe-gans-the-old-master

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Doc Stull’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Joe Gans”  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA, Nov. 7- 11,  2016 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday.

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The first African-American boxing champion (1902), Joe Gans is unknown to many but his legacy lives large in American popular culture history.

 

 To stream Doc’s piece, Click Here

Radio Appearance

Humboldt Homepage – Friday, Sept 5,  2014 at 1:00  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata, CA

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Join Doc and host Danielle Orr for for their monthly feature on Latin and Central American athletes, popular culture and politics.  This new feature is an outgrowth of Doc’s 12-part series on Latino athletes for the El Sol Bilingue Newspaper.

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Argentinian Luis “Wild Bull of the Pampas” Firpo was the first Hispanic to fight for the heavyweight championship on September 14, 1923 at the Polo Grounds in New York City.  Firpo had a knack for self-promotion.   He marketed his fights in the United States via the fledgling medium of film and became a celebrity in his home country of Argentina as his countrymen flocked to see movies of his stateside bouts.   He then became the centerpiece of America’s most famous sports painting (Dempsey and Firpo, 1924) by American painter George Bellows.  The fight, one of the greatest  of the 20th century was also one of the first championship matches to be broadcast live on another burgeoning medium – radio.  Firpo lost the championship fight but ultimately returned to Argentina and became a millionaire, his legacy in American and Argentinian popular culture forever immortalized.

Tune in and listen to the show or stream it at:

http://www.khsu.org/listen_live

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Luis Angel “Wild Bull of the Pampas” Firpo!” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, June 23 – June 27, 2014

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Wily Argentinian fighter in the 1920’s is the first Hispanic to fight for the heavyweight championship and becomes the centerpiece of America’s most famous sports painting in one of the greatest fights of the 20th century.

 

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

https://www.prx.org/pieces/113125-luis-wild-bull-of-the-pampas-firpo

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Joe Gans – The Old Master” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, Feb. 3 – Feb. 7, 2014

The first African-American boxing champion (1902), Joe Gans is unknown to many but his legacy lives large in American popular culture history.

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To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

http://www.prx.org/pieces/85901-joe-gans-the-old-master