The Bay Area was a hub to the boxing world during the 20th century.

Former welterweight champion Emile Griffith (pictured) connects a left jab to Nate Collins' eye at the San Francisco Cow Palace in the ninth round on Nov. 10, 1970.

Join us online for a slideshow of boxers Sugar Ray Leonard, Joe Louis, James Corbett, Jim Jeffries and others who have rumbled in the bay.

"Trip in Time" is selected by Oakland Tribune librarian Veronica Martinez. Follow us at http://oaklandtribunearchives.tumblr.com for daily updates.




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