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. Offered here is a photograph of an older James J. Braddock posing with former boxer Vince Handley and two others, which has been signed by James J. Braddock.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, first generation photo. Bold, clear image. Boldly signed and inscribed in ink, "To Vince Best Wishes James J. Braddock." Not creased or torn. Clean front and back. 5" x 7."