Scatter Serves Sugar Ray, 1953


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Scatter Serves Sugar Ray, 1953

Herman "Stephens" Scatter was well known not only to the Glenville community, but had close ties to celebrities as well. Scatter was known as a good friend to Count Basie, to the extent that he accompanied Count Basie and his orchestra on their European tour. Scatter was also friends with professional boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. In this photo, Scatter went to Sugar Ray Robinson's dressing room before a boxing match to deliver some fresh barbecue ribs. The photo became a part of an ad campaign with the Call & Post to promote Scatter's Barbecue.


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