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Vince Fagan


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Vince Fagan

Vince Fagan of Keyser, West Virginia was a successful area boxer during the early to mid-1970s. Among his back-to-back titles were the 1971 and 1972 Pittsburgh Diamond Belt Tournament middleweight championship. This annual event was considered among the most prestigious of east coast amateur boxing tournaments.

Fagan was also a former all-Navy Champion and winner of various state titles in Virginia and North Carolina. In 1970, Vincent Fagan was inducted into the "National Chapter of Has Beens", a local boxing organization.




ID:
acaa206

Notes:
Photo, circa 1976, and text from, Twenty Years with Has-Beens Inc., 1969 – 1989, compiled and edited by Robert Shrout and Albert L. Feldstein and articles from the September 28, 1970 and April 4, 1972 editions of the Cumberland Times by Thomas "Bucky" Walbert.

Date:
1976

Collection Location:
Allegany County, Maryland

Subject:
African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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