Name: BRADDOCK, JIMMY & MAYOR LAGUARDIA ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1938)
History: James J. Braddock, The Cinderella Man, was born on February 11, 1909 in Omaha, Nebraska. He defeated Max Baer at Long Island City, NY on June 13, 1935 to win the World Heavyweight Title. He was an extreme underdog and earned his nickname with the win. He lost the title to Joe Louis in 1937. Presented here is an original wirephoto of James Braddock with Mayor LaGuardia of New York. Dated February 1, 1938.
Full description: Stamped on the reverse by International News Photos. No caption. Bold, sharp image. Tiny creases in two corners. 6 5/8" x 8 1/2."
Size: 6 5/8 x 8 1/2
Categories: Braddock, James J. - Photograph -
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