In Minneapolis on Wednesday, May 1, 1957, Dale wrote, “Sugar Ray knocked out Gene Fulmer for middleweight title. I finished typing Stan’s 3000-word theme. Dalene went to a concert at school.” Watch the knockout punch above.
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.