Name: Jacobs,Joe Vintage Photo
History: Joe "Yussel" Jacobs (Born: May 4, 1896; Died: April 24, 1940) Jacobs, who was Jewish, was originally from New York's Hell's Kitchen on the West Side. He broke into boxing when two of his friends, Willie and Dave Astey, asked him to carry their boxing equipment into Madison Square Garden. Once in the arena, Jacobs allegedly found his way into a fighter's corner as a second, thus beginning his career in boxing. Jacobs's stable included: Max Schmeling, Ted Moore, Andre Routis, Tony Galento, Mike McTigue and Frankie Genaro. Preseneted here is a vintage photo.
Full description: This photo measures 8 inches by 10 inches.The photo has a very small crease in the upper right corner.The rest of the photo shows just minor wear.The image is vivid.
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Photograph - Schmeling, Max -
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