Jack Sharkey

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Birthday
26, 1902
Birthplace
Binghamton, NY
Death Date
Aug 17, 1994 (91)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1902
Birthplace
Binghamton, NY
Death Date
Aug 17, 1994 (91)

About

1932 Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year and World Heavyweight Champion who was inducted into the International Boxing Fall of Fame in 1994. He was known as Boston Gob.

Before Fame

His first professional bout was a victory over Billy Muldoon in a fight that only lasted one round.

Trivia

He finished his career with a 38-14-3 record with 13 wins by knockout.

Family Life

He was born in Binghamton, New York and died in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Associated With

His final fight was a loss to legendary boxer Joe Louis.