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Joe Borden boxer

Joe Borden image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1967-06-12
Born 1952-06-23
Nationality Canada
Residence New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
bouts
37
won
22
lost
10
draw
2
bouts
37
won
22
lost
10
draw
2
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1967-06-12
Born 1952-06-23
Nationality Canada
Residence New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada

Joseph Emley Borden, aka Joe Josephs, (May 9, 1854 – October 14, 1929), nicknamed "Josephus the Phenomenal", was a starting pitcher in professional baseball for two seasons. Born in the Jacobstown section of North Hanover Township, New Jersey, he was playing for a Philadelphia amateur team when he was discovered by the Philadelphia White Stockings of the National Association (NA) in 1875. The White Stockings needed a replacement for a recently released pitcher, and were awaiting the arrival of a replacement. During his short, seven-game stint with the team, he posted a 2–4 win–loss record, both victories recorded as shutouts. On July 28 of that season, he threw the first no-hitter in professional baseball history.When the NA folded after the 1875 season, Borden signed a three-year contract with the Boston Red Caps. On April 22, 1876, Borden and the Red Caps were victorious in the first National League (NL) game ever played. Later that season, on May 23, he pitched a shutout, which some historians claim was the first no-hitter in Major League Baseball. Known for having an eccentric personality, he played under different surnames, such as Josephs and Nedrob, so as to disguise his involvement in baseball; his prominent family would have disapproved had they known. After he was released from the Red Caps as a player during the first season of his contract, he worked for a short period of time as their groundskeeper until he and the owner agreed to a buyout of the remainder of his contract. It was mistakenly claimed that he died in 1889, in the Johnstown Flood. His official death date is recognized as occurring in 1929 when he was 75 years of age.

Joseph Emley Borden, aka Joe Josephs, (May 9, 1854 – October 14, 1929), nicknamed "Josephus the Phenomenal", was a starting pitcher in professional baseball for two seasons. Born in the Jacobstown section of North Hanover Township, New Jersey, he was playing for a Philadelphia amateur team when he was discovered by the Philadelphia White Stockings of the National Association (NA) in 1875. The White Stockings needed a replacement for a recently released pitcher, and were awaiting the arrival of a replacement. During his short, seven-game stint with the team, he posted a 2–4 win–loss record, both victories recorded as shutouts. On July 28 of that season, he threw the first no-hitter in professional baseball history.When the NA folded after the 1875 season, Borden signed a three-year contract with the Boston Red Caps. On April 22, 1876, Borden and the Red Caps were victorious in the first National League (NL) game ever played. Later that season, on May 23, he pitched a shutout, which some historians claim was the first no-hitter in Major League Baseball. Known for having an eccentric personality, he played under different surnames, such as Josephs and Nedrob, so as to disguise his involvement in baseball; his prominent family would have disapproved had they known. After he was released from the Red Caps as a player during the first season of his contract, he worked for a short period of time as their groundskeeper until he and the owner agreed to a buyout of the remainder of his contract. It was mistakenly claimed that he died in 1889, in the Johnstown Flood. His official death date is recognized as occurring in 1929 when he was 75 years of age.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 1, 1984 Gary McDonald Charlottetown WIN
Points
Aug. 24, 1984 Arnie Murphy WIN
Points
June 1, 1977 Michael Spinks WW Forum, Montreal LOSS
KO
Jan. 9, 1977 Archie Lee LWLLL New Glasgow WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 4, 1976 Archie Lee DLWLLL Stellarton
NC
Sept. 30, 1976 George Lund WWWWDW New Glasgow WIN
Unanimous decision
May 24, 1976 Archie Lee DWDLWL New Glasgow WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 1975 Archie Lee WDWDLW Halifax Martime Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
July 13, 1975 Kelly Oickle W New Glasgow Martime Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 10, 1974 Bert MacIntosh WWLLWL Forum, Montreal WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1974 Dornell Wigfall WLLWWW Brockton High School Gymnasium, Brockton LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1974 George Jacobs L Stellarton LOSS
Points
Aug. 14, 1974 Dick Ramsey LLLL Toronto WIN
Points
Aug. 1, 1974 Dick Ramsey LLL New Glasgow WIN
Points
July 15, 1974 Bulldog Ramsay W Stellarton WIN
Unanimous decision
June 15, 1974 Mickey McEachern LLLWWL Stellarton WIN
Points
Sept. 30, 1973 Bob Brake LLW New Glasgow WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 27, 1971 Terry Summerhays LWWLWW Pavillion de la Jeunesse, Quebec City LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 7, 1971 Slugger Chisholm L New Glasgow WIN
Points
July 1, 1971 Terry Downey LLLL Halifax
NC
June 24, 1971 Al Gouveau Moncton WIN
KO
Sept. 24, 1970 Mickey McEachern DDWDLW York Centre Ballroom, Toronto WIN
Points
Sept. 3, 1970 Rick Clyke WDDDL Truro
NC
July 15, 1970 Gerry Burns WW Halifax LOSS
KO
June 23, 1970 Don Boulter WWWWW Summerside LOSS
KO
June 5, 1970 Walter Peanuts Arsenault LLLLLL Summerside LOSS
KO
May 30, 1970 Dennis Cochrane W New Glasgow LOSS
KO
May 27, 1970 Bob Beaver Dartmouth Skating Rink, Dartmouth WIN
Technical knockout
May 16, 1970 Mickey McEachern W New Glasgow DRAW
Points
Oct. 12, 1969 Slugger Chisholm New Glasgow WIN
Points
Sept. 17, 1969 Joe McQueen Sydney LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 27, 1969 Dick Julien Halifax LOSS
DQ
Aug. 23, 1968 Dave Reddick Antigonish WIN
Points
June 3, 1968 Kid Jackson New Glasgow WIN
Points
July 14, 1967 Rick Clyke WD Truro DRAW
Points
June 12, 1967 Larry Reddick WIN
Points