Berg,Jackie "Kid" Wire Photo


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: Judah Bergman, known as Jack Kid Berg or Jackie Kid Berg (June 28, 1909 – April 22, 1991), was an English boxer born in the East End of London. Blue plaque for Jack Kid BergJudah Bergman was born in Cable Street, St George in the East. He was apprenticed as a lather boy in a barber's shop, and began his boxing career at the Premierland, Back Church Lane, when he was 14. Jewish, Berg boxed with a Star of David on his trunks. The book The Whitechapel Windmill covers the handsome boxer's rise in the boxing world as well as his flamboyant out-of-the-ring life, which is said to have included an affair with Mae West and to have borne a long-lasting friendship with fellow East Ender Jack Spot, the colourful (and also Jewish) gangster. Berg died in London on April 22, 1991. He is commemorated by a blue plaque on Noble Court, Cable Street, close to the place where he was born. [edit] Career Between 1923 and 1936, Berg had 192 professional fights, winning 157 of them. His record was 157-26-9. Fifty seven wins were by knock out.Presented here is a wire photo of Berg with his girl friend in 1930.
This photo measures 6 inches by 8 inches.The photo shows just minor edge and corner wear,no creases.The back has the attached wire info and is dated 1930.The image is vivid.

Size: 6" x 8 "

Condition: excellent