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 Jimmy Braddock. This original wirephoto of Jimmy Braddock is 8" x 10." The lower left corner is torn and there is a rip in the upper and lower right sides. There are several creases along the edges. Generally clean image.