Max Baer

Boxer Max Baer

Max Baer was an American boxer of the 1930s as well as a professional wrestler and referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of twice World Champion boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of actor Max Baer, Jr.. Baer is rated #22 on Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.
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Baer getting flak for Nealon praise - Scranton Times-Tribune
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Justice Max Baer acknowledged he might have to recuse himself if any discipline against Judge Nealon ever reaches the Supreme Court, but said he disagrees that his comments will influence lower-level judicial investigative panels into going easy on the
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Monday morning essentials - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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Jen Zimmerman has a report for the Legal Intelligencer on a new benchbook for Pennsylvania trial judges on child welfare issues developed by Pennsylvania Supreme Court Max Baer with the help of a committee of trial judges and the Office of Children and
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Supreme Court justice sympathetic to Judge Nealon - Citizens Voice
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Lackawanna County Judge Terrence R. Nealon is "a fine judge" whose "dumb" mistake in a 2004 voting district consolidation case should not derail his judicial career, state Supreme Court Justice Max Baer said Monday
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Old, young help Eagles celebrate 108th birthday - Coeur d'Alene Press
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The international Order of the Eagles donates to charities like the Max Baer Heart Fund, the Robert W. Hansen Diabetes Fund and the Art Ehrmann Cancer Fund, Miller added. All local Eagles clubs participate in the fundraising. In Coeur d'Alene,
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Boxing Nicknames - Kings, Princes, Warriors and Assassins - BoxRec News
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The era that followed boasted the likes of the Black Uhlan of the Rhine Max Schmeling, Madcap Maxie Max Baer and the Cinderella Man James J. Braddock. The post-Dempsey era is best remembered, however, for the emergence of the Brown Bomber Joe Louis
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10 Most Overrated Boxers of All Time - Bleacher Report
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He beat Max Baer, a talented but inconsistent champion and then got blown out by the great Joe Louis. Ron Lyle: Too much is made of Lyle's shootout with Foreman and his win over Shavers. Many contend that he could be the equal of the Klitschko brothers
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RICHARD BEENE: Bakersfield Observed, a blog about life, media, politics and people - Bakersfield Californian
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Max Baer hit a golf ball farther than I've ever seen one hit! And while I was making my rounds, a 7-year-old kid with a head full of hair jumped in my golf cart and with his parents permission, rode around with me on my errands
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Owens remains the ultimate Olympian - ESPN
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Jeremy Schaap is an ESPN anchor and national correspondent, based in New York since 1998. He is a best-selling author ("Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History") and a contributor to "E:60", "ABC World News
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25 Best Fight Scenes in Sports Movie History - Bleacher Report
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He took this inspiration all the way to the heavyweight championship of the world, where he defeated Max Baer against all odds. The scene is made best by the shots of his family who can only listen on the radio, hoping that their husband and father
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Sunken Gardens Skate Park Vandalized - Patch.com
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A similar occurrence happened at Max Baer Park several weeks ago. Senseless incidents such as these not only deprive the public of recreational facilities and park trees, it also places a strain on the district's limited finances, which could otherwise
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Stan The Fan: World Cup's agony of defeat - CSNBaltimore.com
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Perhaps the almost mythic tales of Max Baer's boxing victory in 1933 versus Adolph Hitler's favorite fighter Max Schmeling is one that comes to mind. Baer, the father of actor Max Baer Jr. (Jethro on TV's “Beverly Hillbillies”) never trained very hard
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Joe Simon Looks At "My Life in Comics" - Comic Book Resources
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In the book you mentioned Damon Runyon, who you met when you were a young man while you were both covering the boxer Max Baer. Was Runyon an influence on your comics work? "The Newsboy Legion," for example, feels very Runyon-esque. Absolutely!
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Ex-candidates add state Supreme Court to lawsuit over Harrisburg district ... - Patriot-News
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The ex-candidates said they added Justices Thomas G. Saylor, J. Michael Eakin, Max Baer, Debra McCloskey Todd, Seamus P. McCaffrey and Joan Orrie Melvin because the whole court backed an April 15 order to shut Solomon's office at year's end as an
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Tyson's Biggest Fight - EastsideBoxing.com
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Max Baer ( world champ), was a confessed woman beater who was such a bad example he made Tyson look like an angel. Incidentally, Baer went on to become a successful actor and an example of the perfect American gent. Personally, I believe it was all the
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Day in the museum - Philippine Star
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... (Papa) Sarreal Sr. Separate displays pay tribute to great heavyweight fighters Sonny Liston, Frazier, Tyson, Jim Corbett, Ali, Patterson, John Sullivan, Evander Holyfield, Rocky Marciano, Jack Sharkey, Max Baer, Jack Dempsey and Ezzard Charles
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Pa. Supreme Court Delays Hearing on Philly Teacher Layoffs - NBC Philadelphia
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Justice Max Baer released a statement saying that the hearing would be pushed back to allow the court more time for consideration of the case. Last week, over 1500 Philadelphia teachers received pink slips letting them know that they
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AP Sportlight - MLive.com
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AP 1934 — Max Baer stops Primo Carnera in the 11th round in New York to win the world heavyweight title. 1952 — Julius Boros wins the US Open over Ed Oliver by four strokes. 1958 — Tommy Bolt beats Gary Player by four strokes to win the US Open
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    FIFTIES
  • 1959
    Age 50
    Baer and Rosenbloom remained friends until Baer's death in 1959.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1959
    Age 50
    Baer was an active member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. When Max died of a heart attack in 1959, the Eagles created a charity fund as a tribute to his memory and as a means of combating the disease that killed him.
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    On Wednesday, November 18, 1959, Baer refereed a nationally televised 10-round boxing match in Phoenix.
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    At the time of his death on November 21, 1959, Baer was scheduled to appear in some TV commercials in Los Angeles before returning to his home in Sacramento.
  • 1951
    Age 42
    In 1951, Baer teamed up with another title holder; friend and Light Heavyweight champion (1929-'34) and boxer-turned actor/comedian, Maxie Rosenbloom.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1941
    Age 32
    Baer retired after his next fight, on 4 April 1941, when he lost to Lou Nova on a T.K.O. in the eighth round of scheduled 10-rounder at Madison Square Garden.
  • 1940
    Age 31
    Baer was awarded a belt declaring him the "White Heavyweight Champion of the World" after he scored a first round T.K.O. over Pat Cominsky in a bout at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, New Jersey on 26 September 1940, but it was a publicity stunt.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1939
    Age 30
    In the first televised heavyweight prizefight, Baer lost to Lou Nova on June 1, 1939, on WNBT-TV in New York.
  • 1935
    Age 26
    Baer and his brother Buddy both lost fights to Joe Louis. In the second round of Max's September 1935 match, Joe knocked Baer down to one knee, the first time he had ever been knocked to the canvas in his career.
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    On June 13, 1935, one of the greatest upsets in boxing history transpired in Long Island City, New York, as Baer fought down-and-out boxer James J. Braddock in the so-called Cinderella Man bout.
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  • 1934
    Age 25
    He was Heavyweight Champion of the World from June 14, 1934 to June 13, 1935.
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    On June 14, 1934, Baer, after knocking him down 11 times, won by technical knockout over the massive, 275-pound (125-kg) Primo Carnera, Heavyweight Champion of the World, to win the world title, which he would hold for 364 days.
  • 1933
    Age 24
    On June 8, 1933, Baer fought and defeated (by a technical knockout) German heavyweight and former world champion, Max Schmeling, at Yankee Stadium.
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    Five months after the Baer fight, on February 11, 1933, Schaaf died in the ring after taking a left jab from the Italian fighter Primo Carnera.
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  • 1930
    Age 21
    The Campbell incident earned Baer the reputation as a "killer" in the ring. This publicity was further sensationalized by Baer's return bout with Ernie Schaaf, who had bested Baer in a decision during Max's Eastern debut bout at Madison Square Garden on September 19, 1930.
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    Baer fought Frankie Campbell on August 25, 1930, in San Francisco in a ring built over home plate at San Francisco's Recreation Park for the unofficial title of Pacific Coast champion.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1929
    Age 20
    Baer turned professional in 1929, progressing steadily through the Pacific Coast ranks.
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  • 1928
    Age 19
    In 1928, Jacob leased the Twin Oaks Ranch in Murray Township where he raised more than 2,000 hogs, and worked with daughter Frances's husband, Louis Santucci.
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  • 1926
    Age 17
    The Baers lived in the Northern Californian towns of Hayward, San Leandro and Galt before moving to Livermore in 1926.
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  • 1922
    Age 13
    In May 1922, tired of the Durango, Colorado winters, which aggravated Frances's rheumatic fever and Jacob's high blood pressure, the Baers drove to the milder climes of the West Coast, where Dora's sister lived in Alameda, California.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1909
    Age 0
    Baer was born on February 11, 1909 in Omaha, Nebraska to Jacob Baer (1875–1938), who was half Lutheran German and half Jewish German, and Dora Bales (1877–1938), who was of Scots-Irish Protestant American ancestry.
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