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Baby Yack
Global ID45931
sexmale
birthdate 1915-12-25
death date 1987-01-11 (71)
divisionbantamweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 5″   /   165cm
aliasNorman Yack
country Canada
residenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
birth placeKiev, Ukraine
birth nameBenjamin Norman Yakubowitz
won 23 (KO 4) + lost 13 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 37
rounds boxed 293 KO% 10.81
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1939-12-04Lou Transparenti21-12-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
1939-10-17Nicky Jerome30-23-6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USALPTS88
1939-10-03Texas Lee Harper17-5-5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USADPTS88
1939-09-26Lou Transparenti21-9-0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWTKO28
1939-09-11Harry Jeffra57-5-1
Griffith Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia, USALPTS88
1939-08-15Lou Transparenti20-8-0
Capitol Park Arena, Hartford, Connecticut, USALPTS88
From the Hartford Courant (Jack Kincaid).
1939-08-08Bobby Ivy22-4-1
Capitol Park Arena, Hartford, Connecticut, USALKO38
From the Hartford Courant
1939-05-08Lefty Gwynne40-7-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO510
time: 2:33
1939-03-28Al Mancini26-5-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USALPTS88
1939-02-27Jimmy Webster13-3-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1939-02-14Davey Crawford5-12-6
Queen's Boulevard Arena, Elmhurst, Queens, New York, USAWPTS88
1939-01-21Bill Tweedie20-3-2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-12-30Jimmy Urso6-8-2
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USAWPTS88
1938-11-07Johnny Gaudes28-13-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
Canada bantamweight title
1938-09-23Georgie Pace17-6-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
"Clean punching, sharp shooting, icy cool Georgie Pace, of Cleveland binged out a clear verdict over game, aggressive, bulldoggy Baby Yack at the Gardens last night in ten rounds of as fast and glove filled a melee as has been witnessed here in many's the year and close to 9,000 witnessed this one." - Toronto Star
1938-08-16Spider Armstrong13-8-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1938-06-27Jimmy Webster8-1-0
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1938-05-30Small Montana69-11-9
Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
1938-04-11Johnny Gaudes26-12-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLUD1010
Toronto Star scored it 6-3-1 for Yack.
1938-03-21Johnny Gaudes25-12-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Herschel Osbourne
1938-02-28Spider Armstrong12-7-1
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
Canada bantamweight title
1938-01-31Indian Quintana64-14-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD1010
referee: Ray N. Smillie
Toronto Star felt Quintana had won.
1938-01-17Mog Mason36-10-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWTKO410
referee: Ray N. Smillie
Referee refused to allow Mason to come out for round 4 after the doctor had checked on him.
1937-12-07Mog Mason35-9-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
Yack had 14 bouts through this point, reportedly losing to Callura and Hook, and winning the others
1937-11-29Henry Hook77-39-5
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWUD1010
1937-09-20Henry Hook76-37-5
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaLPTS1010
referee: Tommy Farr
1937-08-23Henry Hook76-36-4
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
1937-07-26Frankie Martin40-9-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWUD1010
referee: Ray N. Smillie
Canada bantamweight title
1937-07-06Angelo Callura3-3-0
Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaWPTS1010
Canada bantamweight title
1937-06-14Frankie Martin40-8-2
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD1010
Canada bantamweight title
Yack's first main event
1937-06-08Angelo Callura1-3-0
Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaLSD?
"It might have been a Father's Day gift, for two of the bout's judges treated Callura like a father in handing him the nod over Yack, for the Baby, according to all reports, hammered out a decisive win over the home town slugger." - Toronto Star
1937-05-17Tommy McBeigh12-19-5
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
1937-02-17Routier Parra17-33-9
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWKO110
1936-12-09Matt Ozeniak4-4-1
Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS88
1936-11-23Bobby Docherty1-0-0
Arena, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWSD88
1936-10-19Joe Nadeau3-0-3
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66
1936-09-23Jimmy Young
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaWPTS66

 
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