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Bob Baker
Global ID12475
sexmale
birthdate 1926-10-26
death date 2002-04-23 (75)
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 2″   /   188cm
country USA
residencePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placeCanonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
won 51 (KO 20) + lost 16 (KO 3) + drawn 1 = 68
rounds boxed 541 KO% 29.41
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1959-10-20Frankie Daniels34-17-3
Palisades, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
1959-02-16Billy Hunter14-5-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Barney Felix 3-6 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 3-7 | judge: Ray Kozak 5-6
Kozak scored the bout 5-5 on a rounds basis, but favored Hunter 6-5 in the supplemental scoring.
1958-11-30Alfredo Zuany21-1-0
Plaza de Toros, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MexicoLUD1010
1958-09-30Waban Thomas8-2-0
Memorial Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina, USAWKO410
1958-07-09Dick Richardson24-7-2
Coney Beach Arena, Porthcawl, Wales, United KingdomLPTS1010x3
referee: Jack Hart
1958-06-20Mike DeJohn34-4-1
War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Joe Palmer 3-6 | judge: Dick Albino 3-6 | judge: Harold McGrath 3-7
1957-12-10Dick Richardson22-5-2
Harringay Arena, Harringay, London, United KingdomWPTS1010x3
1957-10-29Neal Welch13-20-3
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWUD1010
1957-09-09George Chuvalo12-1-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWUD1010
1957-07-24Eddie Machen21-0-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALUD1010
referee: Walter Brightmore 40-50 | judge: John Bray 36-49 | judge: Jim McManus 40-50
1957-04-30Roy Harris20-0-0
Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USALMD1010
referee: Jimmy Webb 93-96 | judge: Joe Lott 92-97 | judge: Bill Cornelius 96-96
Harris down in 4th
1957-04-01Willi Besmanoff36-6-7
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Al Berl 4-5 | judge: Bert Grant 4-5 | judge: Nat Cooper 4-5
1957-03-18Jeff Dyer18-6-1
Valley Arena, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USAWUD1010
1957-02-11Toxie Hall13-13-4
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWUD1010
1957-01-11Harold Carter21-2-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 1-8 | judge: Jack Gordon 1-8 | judge: Bill Recht 2-8
1956-09-26Tommy Jackson27-5-1
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USALSD1212
referee: Ernie Sesto 7-4 | judge: Al Grayber 4-6 | judge: George Lupinacci 4-8
1956-05-09John Holman26-11-1
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWUD1212
referee: Jimmy Peerless 119-114 | judge: Eddie Thal 117-114 | judge: Stuart Winston 117-112
Billed as an Eliminator for the Vacant World Heavyweight Title
1956-02-03Tommy Jackson25-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALMD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 4-5 | judge: Jack Gordon 4-5 | judge: Joe Agnello 5-5
1955-12-07Nino Valdes33-10-3
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony LaBranch 97-95 | judge: Herb Williams 99-91 | judge: Charley Bill 98-92
1955-11-15J.D. Reed4-6-1
Fort Wayne, Indiana, USAWPTS1010
1955-08-24Rex Layne49-12-3
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USAWPTS1010
1955-07-18Rex Layne49-11-3
West Jordan Park, West Jordan, Utah, USAWUD1010
referee: Max Baer 5-4 | judge: James J. Braddock 4-3 | judge: Teddy Brenner 4-3
1955-03-25Julio Mederos17-7-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Ruby Goldstein 9-0 | judge: Artie Aidala 8-1 | judge: Jack Gordon 8-1
1955-02-28Rex Layne48-10-3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Ray Miller 7-2 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 8-2 | judge: Bill Recht 10-5
Layne was knocked down in the 4th.
1955-02-09Willie James19-5-1
Coliseum, Baltimore, Maryland, USAWKO210
1954-12-17Coley Wallace21-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Harry Kessler 8-2 | judge: Harold Barnes 8-2 | judge: Bert Grant 7-2
1954-11-05Jimmy Slade28-10-5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Zach Clayton 6-3 | judge: Paul Spilley 6-2 | judge: Billy Yancey 7-2
1954-10-01Coley Wallace21-3-0
Central Armory, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony LaBranch 96-90 | judge: Charley Bill 95-87 | judge: Herb Williams 94-91
1954-09-02Toxie Hall10-10-3
Memorial Stadium, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Buck McTiernan | judge: Al Grayber | judge: Art Tarzan McGivern
1954-07-30Embrel Davidson31-4-0
Heidelberg Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
Davidson was floored three times and the fight was stopped.
1954-05-24Joe Baksi61-8-3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Abe Simon 7-2 | judge: Bill Recht 7-2 | judge: Leo Birnbaum 7-3
1954-03-09Archie Moore143-19-8
Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USALTKO910
time: 2:08 | referee: Petey Sarron
1953-12-21Clarence Henry33-4-1
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALUD1010
referee: Barney Felix 2-7 | judge: Charley Shortell 0-10 | judge: Americo Schiavone 2-8
1953-11-24Charley Doc Williams47-16-2
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Ernie Sesto 7-3 | judge: George Lupinacci 6-4 | judge: Bob Brownlee 5-4
1953-07-01Bob Satterfield30-14-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO110
time: 2:32 | referee: Frank Gilmer
1953-05-21Nino Valdes21-7-3
Radio Center Arena, Huntington, West Virginia, USAWUD1010
1953-02-16Cesar Silverio Brion39-8-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Eddie Joseph 8-2 | judge: Charlie Rosen 10-0 | judge: Jimmy Riley 10-0
Brion was knocked down three times.
1953-01-12Billy Gilliam28-13-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWSD1010
referee: Teddy Martin 4-6 | judge: Jack O'Sullivan 5-3 | judge: Americo Schiavone 6-5
Schiavone scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but went to supplemental scoring.
1952-12-15Billy Gilliam27-13-2
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALSD1010
referee: Al Berl 3-6 | judge: Charley Shortell 3-6 | judge: Artie Aidala 5-4
1952-12-02Billy Gilliam27-12-2
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWSD1010
referee: Mike Hogan | judge: Frankie Porto | judge: Buck Styperk
1952-10-28Billy Gilliam27-11-2
Flamingo Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Buck McTiernan
1951-11-23Clarence Henry28-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALKO810
time: 2:14
1951-11-13Kid Riviera27-9-1
Music Hall Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USADPTS1010
1951-11-05Jimmy Bivins78-21-1
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Buck McTiernan | judge: Bob Brownlee | judge: I.D. Goodridge
Bivins was knocked down for a one-count in the 2nd round.
1951-10-15Billy Gilliam21-8-2
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USAWTKO1010
time: 1:55
1951-09-10Dale Hall18-7-5
Heidelberg Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO310
referee: Ernie Sesto
1951-08-13Omelio Agramonte46-14-0
Heidelberg Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
Agramonte was down eight times
1951-07-03Omelio Agramonte46-13-0
Heidelberg Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO710
referee: Ernie Sesto | judge: Bill Robinson | judge: Bob Brown
1951-04-13Elkins Brothers27-5-1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Mark Conn 7-3 | judge: Jack Gordon 7-3 | judge: Bill Healy 8-2
1951-04-02Levi Bryant8-0-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO310
time: 2:56 | referee: Buck McTiernan
1950-12-04Abel Cestac39-9-2
Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USAWUD1010
1950-07-25Sid Peaks34-13-0
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Buck McTiernan 7-3 | judge: George Brownlee 7-3 | judge: Red Robinson 9-1
1950-07-11Bill Weinberg42-20-5
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
time: 1:29 | referee: Buck McTiernan
1950-05-29Sid Peaks34-12-0
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
time: 2:55 | referee: Ernie Sesto
Baker was floored for the first time in his career, for a seven-count in round one and for a three-count in the second. Peaks was down twice in the fifth before the referee stopped the fight.
1950-04-24Rusty Payne45-16-2
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO410
1950-03-14Johnny Flynn46-30-2
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO610
time: 0:43
1950-01-19Henry Jones13-19-3
Aragon Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO110
time: 1:41
1949-12-28Marty Marshall5-1-1
Aragon Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO88
1949-12-12Walter Hafer17-17-1
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
time: 2:41 | referee: Freddie Mastrean
1949-10-27Grady Welch9-8-1
Aragon Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWKO18
time: 2:28
1949-10-18Pedro Bradley14-6-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWUD88
1949-09-26Pedro Bradley14-5-0
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWUD88
1949-09-12Joe Modzele16-3-0
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO48
referee: Buck McTiernan
1949-08-29Willie Champion0-4-0
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWKO26
time: 1:32
1949-08-22Ben Skelton8-7-0
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS44
1949-05-18Bob Golden4-0-0
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO44
time: 2:42 | referee: Ernie Sesto
1949-05-11Jim Fulton
Zivic Arena, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USAWKO14
1949-04-21Ray Bassett
Aragon Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO14
referee: Freddie Mastrean
This was the professional debut of Baker.

 
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