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. Offered here is an original wire photo of Jimmy Braddock and Yankee slugger Babe Ruth at the Annual Dinner of the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association in New York on January 30, 1938. This wire photograph has the original caption. Wide World Photo. Clear, sharp image. No creases or tears. Slightly curled. 6" x 8."