Only in the fifties - toddler and pre-teen boys don boxing gloves and battle to the finish! You have to admit, that one kid with the upper cut has good form...
Produced in Philadelphia, the series was an audience hit in 1951 but lasted only 26 weeks because - big surprise - no one would sponsor it.
The announcer was Bill Sears with commentary by Boxing Commissioner John De Groza; the ref was Frank Goodman.
Holy Jon Benet! Wee ones competing in a weekly fashion show circa 1952.
Kids competing in feats of strength - the prize was the opportunity to be gawked at on the Steel Pier in Atlanta for a week.
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