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 a matchbook from Inn Braddock's Corner. The matchbook from Jim Braddock's restaurant, Inn Braddock's corner is 1 1/2" x 2." Braddock is pictured on one side and his restaurant on the other. 4 matches were used.