Max Baer

Max Baer

Became a national Hero when he fought Max Schleming with a star of David on his trunks.

Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 24-25. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Born at 11:0pm-CST

Father of Max Baer Jr.

Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, 1995.

Inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.

Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, 1984.

Older brother of Buddy Baer.

Onetime heavyweight boxing champion of the world.

Screen, stage, radio, and vaudeville actor.

Was so plagued with guilt by the death of Frankie Campbell that he financially supported Campbell's widow.

World heavyweight boxing champion, 1934-35.