BRADDOCK, JIMMY ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1937-WITH HIS SONS)
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 an original wire photo of Jimmy Braddock, as world heavyweight champion, with his sons Jay and Howard in Stillman's Gym in New York This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Minor tear at top center border with no paper loss. No creases. 7" x 9."