Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom

Sep 6, 1904

Bio: After getting out of reform school, he took up boxing at age 12; one of his early coaches was future screen star George Raft. He won the New York State heavyweight amateur title, then turned professional; for four years in the early '30s he held the light-heavyweight world championship. Damon Runyon, then a sportswriter, nicknamed him "Slapsie" on account of the… More


Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom Videos

My Side Of The Mountain
3 minutes 21 seconds
The Bellboy
4 minutes 37 seconds
Louisianna Purchase
3 minutes 44 seconds
Ringside Maisie
3 minutes 52 seconds

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