Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 1934

NOTE: Ruth didn't write in her diary today.

Max Baer
Maximilian "Max" Adelbert Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959)
Heavyweight Champion of the World

On June 14, 1934, Baer, after knocking him down 11 times, won by Technical knock out 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.

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