History | Nov 29 2018

On This Day: James J Braddock, The Cinderella Man, passes away

Remembering The Cinderella Man, James J Braddock
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james j braddock

THE original Cinderella Man, James J Braddock, rose from status of broke has-been to heavyweight champion of the world by outwitting Max Baer over 15 rounds at the Madison Square Garden Bowl on Long Island in 1935.

After the 2005 movie starring Russell Crowe, Braddock’s legend has outgrown boxing.

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