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    Boxing Program Signed by Rat Pack and Joe DiMaggio. As if this official souvenir program from the November 22, 1965, World's Heavyweight Championship bout between Cassius Clay (aka Muhammad Ali) and Floyd Patterson weren't cool enough, it has the benefit of being signed by attendees Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop, and Joe DiMaggio in blue ink on the inside front cover. They most certainly witnessed an intense bout: at the time, Patterson had entered a depression after two straight title losses to Sonny Liston, and ironically he found himself the number one challenger of the man who twice beat Liston; he lost to Ali after a 12th-round TKO. The book is in Very Fine condition with light wear and tanning and some staple rust. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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