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Harry "Young" Walton
(Harry "Teeter" Walton)

BORN c. 1863; Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
HEIGHT 5-4
WEIGHT 110-112 lbs

Walton was quick and scrappy and could box or punch; He and Paddy McBride were sparring partners who appeared together in Philadelphia shows many times

He was best known for his battles with Tommy Warren, Tommy Danforth, Cal McCarthy and Tommy "Spider" Kelly

Undated
       William Rocap                                                ND   

Undated (Prior to 2/25/89
       Jimmy Hagan                Gloucester, NJ                     W   
       Billy Robertson                                               W   
       Willie Haas                                                   W   

1886
Jul 19 Martin Dempsey             Philadelphia, Pa                   W  4
Oct 13 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Dec  1 Tommy Warren               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4
Dec 22 Jack Lynch                 Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   

1887
Feb  9 Jack Farrell               Philadelphia, Pa                   D   
Feb 16 Tommy Danforth             Philadelphia, Pa                   D  4
Mar 14 Tommy Warren               Philadelphia, Pa                  ND  4

1888
Feb 23 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Jun    Young Murphy                                                SCH   
          -This bout was tentatively scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec 17 Jack Tully                 Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   

1889
Jan  3 Paddy McBride              West Jersey, NJ                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jan 25 Cal McCarthy               Gloucester, NJ                    LK  5
          -Bantamweight Championship of America;
           Some sources report "Trenton, NJ"
Jan 31 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX  3
Feb    Jimmy Fogarty                                               SCH   
          -This bout was tentatively scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 25 Cal McCarthy               Hoboken, NJ                       EX  4
Mar 25 Young Fogarty              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Apr 26 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
          -Walton was called the champion featherweight of Pennsylvania
May 28 Tommy "Spider" Kelly       Troy, NY                          LT 16
          -Some sources report Bantamweight Championship
           (110 lbs) of the World; Some sources report Mar 1888;
           Reports vary - "LT 15" - "LT 17"
Jun  9 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 17 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 21 Paddy McBride              Gloucester, NJ                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 25 Paddy McBride              Gloucester, NJ                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 28 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Jul 18 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Nov  8 Jimmy Kennard              near Buffalo, NY                  LT  7
          -Some sources report "LT 8"

1890
Mar    -Walton trained Paddy McBride vs Jimmy Lynch in Pittsburgh, Pa
Jul    -Walton was expected to train Matt McCarthy vs Charley Smith
           near Philadelphia, Pa
Oct 15 Paddy McBride              Harrisburg, Pa                    EX  3
Oct 15 -Walton refereed the Jim Daly-Jack Fallon bout in Harrisburg, Pa

1891
Feb 21 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                   L   
Feb 25 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
May 25 Paddy McBride              New York, NY                      EX   
Nov 16 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
Nov 17 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
Nov 20 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
Nov 21 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -The previous 4 bouts were scheduled; The outcomes are not known

1892
Jun 28 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Jul  9 Paddy McBride              Gloucester City, NJ              SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jul 19 Paddy McBride              Gloucester City, NJ              SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1893
Feb 19 Paddy McBride              Cincinnati, Oh                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled during the week; The outcome is not known;
            Likely, there were more bouts
Apr 22 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Apr 29 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
May  6 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
May 13 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Aug 26 Paddy McBride              Atlantic City, NJ                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 14 Paddy McBride              Lancaster, Pa                     EX   
Oct 24 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1894
Jan 25 Gus Turner                 Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar 29 -Phila Times reported that Walton injured a shoulder so badly
          during sparring that he needed attention at St. Agnes Hospital
Apr 12 -Phila Times reported that Walton, along with Andy Hughes and
          Paddy McBride might tour England and give performances
Jun    Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Jun 18 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jun 25 Paddy McBride                                                EX   
Sep  1 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX  3
Sep 15 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 22 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  EX   
Sep 24 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct    Paddy McBride              Independence Island, Pa          SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Oct 19 Paddy McBride              Lancaster, Pa                     EX   
Oct 22 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov 12 Paddy McBride              Newark, NJ                        EX   
          -This bout was held during Nov 12-15, 1894;
           Likely, there were more bouts

1895
Oct  7 -Walton, along with Andy Hughes and Paddy McBride appeared at the
          Bijou Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pa; The article does not state whether
          they sparred or not

1902
Oct  3 Paddy McBride              Philadelphia, Pa                  TK  2

*** Much help was provided by Tim Bolton, great-grandson ***

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
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